Saturday, February 4

Tag: Head of Paeds Cardiac Surgery

(Health): First open heart surgery performed at NICVD TMK

(NICVD) Tando Muhammad Khan performed a successful open heart surgery procedure on a two-year-old baby, Abbas Ali. Spokesperson, NICVD, said a new history was created in the cardiac care on Wednesday when a two-member team of surgeons, led-by Dr Shohail Khan Bangash (Head of Paeds Cardiac Surgery, NICVD) and Dr Saad Badar Zakai (Paeds Cardiac Surgeon, NICVD), along with paeds cardiologist Dr Abdul Sattar Shaikh and anesthesiologist Dr Amin Khuwaja performed the first free of charge open heart surgery on the baby. The surgeons said that the baby from Badin was diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). The baby is stable and recovering now, they said. They added the people of Tando Muhammad Khan and its adjoining areas were jubilant over the successful open heart surgery on the ba...