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Surgical team's 10-hour operation kickstarts the process of returning function to the once-severed limb of a Wagga farmer

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By Peter Brewer
Updated November 28 2021 - 2:12am, first published November 27 2021 - 6:30pm
Wagga Wagga farmer Adam Symons with plastic surgeon Dr Ross Farhadieh after the latest 10-hour microsurgery to restore function to his right hand and forearm. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

A mammoth 10-hour operation at the Canberra Hospital this month involving world-renowned limb microsurgeon Professor Wayne Morrison has taken a Wagga Wagga farmer another critical step closer in giving him use of his right forearm and hand severed in a farming accident 13 months ago.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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