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35 Cardiac Catheterization Operations Performed in Hafr Al-Batin
08 November 2022

Hafr Al-Batin Central Hospital, represented by the Cardiac Catheterization Unit, performed 35 successful cardiac catheterization operations during the month of October for the current year 2022.
Hafr Al-Batin Health indicated that the number of patients reported to heart clinics reached 1,347, while emergency cases of high-risk heart attacks reached 25, and the number of beneficiaries of cardiac care hospitalization reached 55 patients.
It is noteworthy that Hafr Al-Batin Central Hospital provided its services in the cardiac catheterization and surgery unit to 237 patients during the year 2021, and the number of emergency cases reached 150, while the number of diagnostic and treatment cases reached 80, and the number of implantations of a shock regulator was 4 cases, and an electrocardiogram study was carried out in 7 cases.
In addition, cases are transferred from government and private hospitals through Heart Thrombosis Project, which is a unified system that connects government and private hospitals in the governorate to know the needs of heart patients and allow receiving cases in emergency.
Emergency cases are ambulanced through Red Crescent and transferred to the cardiac catheterization unit directly without going to emergency rooms
Cardiac Surgery and Catheterization Unit employs 17 health staff, including consultants, specialists and technicians, working 24 hours a day between heart clinics and a cardiac catheterization and surgery unit for rapid intervention in emergency cases.

Last Update : 12 November 2022 02:44 AM
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