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Surgery in developing countries

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Published on Apr 27, 2015

Read the full Commission here: http://www.thelancet.com/commissions/...

In low- and middle-income countries many patients will not receive standard ‘bellwether procedures’ such as surgery for open fractures or Caesareans. Many easily treatable conditions become diseases with high fatality rates. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery outlines what is needed to achieve global surgical goals, and quantifies the costs of failure if these essential services are not provided.

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