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Surgery In Syria, Part 2: “It Really Is A Drop In The Ocean”

Dr. Martial Ledecq is a surgeon who recently completed a one-month mission in Syria, where he worked in one of the four makeshift medical facilities Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) set up in the north of country. Since the end of June 2012, our teams have treated more than 2,500 patients and carried out some 550 surgical procedures.

Syria: providing emergency surgical care from a cave from MSF on Vimeo.

Syria: Providing Emergency Surgical Care from a Cave

British surgeon Paul McMaster is just back from Syria where he treated the wounded in an operating theatre set up in a cave. Experienced in working in war zones, in Syria he found a “more oppresive type of danger”.