Superglue Used to Stop Newborn Baby’s Brain Bleeding

Superglue Used to Stop Newborn Baby’s Brain Bleeding

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newborn baby in hospitalA creative surgeon turned to a common household substance to block the bleeding in a newborn’s brain last Wednesday.

When the 3-week old baby was rushed to the hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, a team of doctors discovered an an aneurysm that was hemorrhaging — a diagnosis so rare that the tiny surgical tools necessary for the job were unavailable.

So the surgeons chose the next best thing to plug the bleeding — super glue.

Ashlyn, who was born on May 16, is expected to make a full recovery.

(WATCH the video below, or READ the story from the Kansas City Star)

Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!

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