An open heart surgery
in western countries would have cost at least Dh300,000 which was way beyond the affordability of most parents.
In terms of complex cases, Al Jassmi, said: "The most complex case in this workshop was an open heart surgery
for a five-year-old who had a long-standing defect in one of the valves of the heart, which was causing both heart and lung problems.
Sharon Cheng, CEO of Children's Heart Surgery
Fund, said: "As a charity we are reliant on fundraising efforts.
RIC Executive Director Maj Gen (Retd) Dr Azhar Mehmood Kiani said RIC forged string of consultations with domestic and international heart surgery
specialists and decided to set up children heart surgery
department in the hospital.
Major (retired) Mujib Aftab of Rotary Pakistan - who coordinated the stay of Basir in Lahore and their subsequent departure to India - said that they would first stay at Delhi, while the heart surgery
of Muslima Bibi would be performed at a hospital in Bangalore.
All three Turkish Cypriot leaders have had heart surgery
while in office: Rauf Denktash in 2002 and Mehmet Ali Talat in 2006, and now Eroglu.
Douglas Boyd, director of the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Program, performs remote control heart surgery
1 Beating Heart Surgery
Systems Market, Australia, Revenue ($m), by Segment, 2005-2012 33 4.
The Children's Heart Surgery
Fund has instructed lawyers to challenge a landmark decision made by health bosses on July 4.
EL SEGUNDO - A little more than a month after being cleared by doctors at the NBA's pre-draft camp, Lakers forward Ronny Turiaf has been found to have a potentially life-threatening condition that will require open heart surgery
and could end his career before he ever plays a regular-season game.
Women undergoing heart surgery
are more likely to die than men are.
Why is robotic heart surgery
safer for the patient than conventional surgery?