By: P.L. Lung and Lillian Lin
Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A nine-year-old Vietnamese girl Ngo Thi Huong Giang (吳氏香江) expressed gratitude Wednesday to the doctors and nurses at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Keelung for performing a successful operation on her club feet, saying that she will now be able to enjoy the fun of shuttle-kicking and cycling.
Two years ago, Ngo suffered a severe deformation of both feet as a result of a degenerative disease that was not diagnosed until January this year when doctors from Chang Gung visited Vietnam on a medical humanitarian aid mission.
A Chang Gung physician told Ngo’s family that her worsening condition was caused by neuromuscular mutation and suggested an operation as soon as possible. [FULL STORY]