Boy who received surgery after month-long wait dies
Operation on Clewen Smith, 6, of Kariega was delayed because hospital had run out of shunts
Little Clewen Smith, 6, a Kariega boy who eventually received his ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt surgery in March after a month-long wait, has died.
Clewen, who had his first VP shunt surgery when he was just a month old, returned to Livingstone Hospital in February after complaining of splitting headaches. ..