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Maternity and Children Hospital – Al-Ahsa: 14 Uterine Fibroids Resected from a Girl
24 October 2017

A medical team at Maternity and Children Hospital – Al-Ahsa has successfully ended the suffering of a girl with pelvic pains. After due examinations and tests, she was diagnosed with several uterine fibroids. Then, the medical team resected 14 fibroids, while keeping her uterus intact, to enable her to get pregnant in the future, Allah Willing. She was discharged from hospital in good health.


It is noted that the Maternity and Children Hospital– Al-Ahsa (with a 450-bed capacity) is one of the specialized health facilities in the governorate, providing 24/7 high-quality integrated health services in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics. It performed many difficult and rare operations. Over the past eight months, it conducted 3,581 gynecological surgeries and 703 pediatric surgeries.


It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched a daily specialization-based e-waiting list for surgical operations on its online portal. The list features MOH hospitals, along with surgical specialties and corresponding waiting days respectively, in addition to five levels for waiting days, starting from one to 180 days. By launching this initiative, MOH aims to update all patients and beneficiaries of services provided by its health facilities on the developmental efforts for boosting performance levels and providing high-quality services to satisfy and meet the health needs of citizens.



Last Update : 25 October 2017 03:03 PM
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