Broken spine rejoined in ‘miracle’ surgery

<p>New Delhi (IANS): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here have rejoined a 10-year-old boy’s broken spinal cord, hospital authorities said Saturday, terming it as a &quot;first-of-its-kind case&quot;.</p> <p>The boy, Premchand from Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh, fell while playing in a field and the moving blades of a tractor’s harrow went over his back cutting his vertebral column into two.</p> <p>He was brought to the AIIMS Trauma Centre Sep 4 and immediately operated upon after five hospitals said they could not treat him. Nine months later, he is back on his feet and walking without help…</p>