Infant undergoes rare procedure to treat infection

Dr. Vinci Jones, who heads the pediatric surgery program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, solved the mystery of 7-week-old Dominic Belluscio's swollen, hardened abdomen, diagnosing him with a life-threatening infection that he treated surgically and with antibiotics. Part of the treatment was removing the infant's appendix, an extremely rare procedure in a patient so young. News 12 video (March 20, 2013)

Dr. Vinci Jones, who heads the pediatric surgery program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, solved the mystery of 7-week-old Dominic Belluscio's swollen, hardened abdomen, diagnosing him with a life-threatening infection that he treated surgically and with antibiotics. Part of the treatment was removing the infant's appendix, an extremely rare procedure in a patient so young.  News 12 video (March 20, 2013)

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