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Pakistan statistics * Last updated: 14 Dec, 2022 - 08:21am

Heart bypass surgery at Hyderabad SICVD


HYDERABAD: The Sindh Institute of Cardio­vascular Diseases (SICVD) on Tuesday achieved ano­ther milestone by starting open-heart surgeries at its Hyderabad satellite centre on Tuesday.

Cardiac surgeons Prof Dr Rizwan Memon and Prof Fazl-i-Rabi, along with anaesthesiologist Prof Amin Khuwaja, performed the first open-heart surgery there, said a press release.

The doctors said the surgery here on Tuesday was performed on an 18-year-old female patient from Matiari. “She is stable and recovering,” they said. With the first successful heart-bypass surgery at the SICVD satellite centre, Hyderabad became the fifth city to have such facility in Sindh. Doctors at the institute described the development as a good omen for the residents of Hyderabad and its adjoining areas.

Source: DAWN News (May 25, 2022)