Woman’s right arm reattached by doctors after losing it in MRT-3 accident


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The woman who lost her right arm in a freak MRT accident had her arm reattached to her body by doctors, says report.

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) Usec. Cesar Chavez via ABS-CBN News said Angeline Fernando’s right arm has been reconnected to her body after a medical procedure performed by surgeons at Makati Medical Center 12 hours after the accident.

“Angeline’s arm is reconnected to her body. The bone, the nerve and vessels are reconnected,” Chavez said.

Chavez also said that the government will give financial assistance to Fernando.

Fernando will continue to be under observation after the operation. She lost her arm in a freak accident at the MRT-3 Ayala station in Makati on Tuesday around 2:30 pm.

Fernando, a senior quality engineer at an information technology company based in Makati, had just alighted from the northbound train and felt dizzy, causing her to fall onto the tracks.

She was rushed to the Makati Medical Center immediately after the incident.

This article has been viewed 1535 times. Article originally posted: November 15, 2017, 2:19 am (UTC-0). Last update: November 15, 2017 at 2:19 am (UTC-0).

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