Tight post-surgery bandage may have killed Berbice man

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A Berbice man is claiming that a “too tight” bandage around the neck of his 27-year-old son was what caused his death after he underwent surgery for goitre at the New Amsterdam Hospital last month.

Suresh ‘Ajay’ Latchman of Canefield, East Canje, Berbice succumbed at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) where he had been transferred after he appeared to have complications following the surgery.

His father Latchman Rambarran, 54, told Stabroek News that his son initially appeared fine when he came out of the theatre at the New Amsterdam Hospital  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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