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Surgeon performed life-saving procedure on firefighter whose religious beliefs opposed blood transfusion

  • FOX News
  • New York, NY
  • (June 13, 2022)

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD, discusses the bloodless surgery performed on a patient needing an urgent aorta replacement. The patient, a Jehovah Witness, looked for a surgeon all over the country who would abide by his religious beliefs and not use a blood transfusion—something most surgeons use during surgeries.

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