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Doctor Dies While Performing Surgery In Benin

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Dr Okeoghene Edigba died while on duty

Its been revealed that the doctor who died after collapsing at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Edo state, died after performing four surgeries back to back.

The deceased named Okeoghene Edigba, a senior registrar in the Department of Surgery, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), collapsed in the call room and every attempt at resuscitation proved abortive.

This was made known by Dr Etin-osa Imagbenikaro, President of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), UBTH Chapter.

‏Announcing the tragedy on Twitter, Imagbenikaro wrote: “We lost Dr. Okeoghene Edigba a senior registrar in the department of surgery.

He died while on call duty, after performing 4 surgeries back to back.

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