Ryan Senior: Child aged just 16 died because surgeon used wrong instrument, court is told

Aspiring mechanic, 16, died after surgeon pierced his vein using wrong instrument in due to 'great pressures over delays' Ryan Senior died of multiple organ failure during routine abdominal surgery Surgeon used wrong instrument that pierced a major vein Today admitted that had been the case due to time pressures at the hospitalSaid getting the right equipment would have delayed the operation Doctors administered 31 pints of blood in a bid to stem the bleedingBut the healthy teenager was killed by an embolism and cardiac arrest PUBLISHED: 13:20 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:49 GMT, 10 April 2013 A teenager died during a routine operation when a surgeon allegedly pierced a major vein after using the wrong instrument, an inquest heard.

Girl, 6, with cerebral palsy walks for first time after faulty nerves cut in pioneering U.S surgery

Girl, 6, with cerebral palsy walks for first time after faulty nerves are cut in pioneering U.S surgery Lily started with splints the whole way up her leg but now has small ankle splints Her parents watched a TV programme by chance that led them to the treatment A little girl who has spent her entire life crippled by cerebral palsy has taken her first steps.