Research & Educaiton
2017/6/6 17:28:41 Shenzhen Daily
Keyword：HKU-SZH partners with HK spine surgeons
THE University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital (HKU-SZH) has partnered with a team of spine surgeons from Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, aiming to build a world-class medical center for patients of spinal diseases in Shenzhen.
Group photo at the ceremony held at HKU-SZH yesterday to mark the introduction of the Hong Kong expert team.
“We also want to promote the screening of scoliosis in Shenzhen by using the software SpineScan developed by the University of Hong Kong and Tencent,” he said.
HKU-SZH and Hong Kong expert teams conduct an operation on a patient.
According to data provided by the hospital, the prevalence of scoliosis is around 2 to 3 percent in Shenzhen, meaning that there are over 300,000 scoliosis patients in the city.
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