Qatar: HMC’s Heart Hospital holds first Cardiac Catheterization Day.
Qatar , Qatar
26 July 2022, 12:00 AM
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HMC’s Heart Hospital Holds First Cardiac Catheterization Day and reveals that Mortality Rate of Acute Myocardial Infarction decreased by 2% in 2021
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Heart Hospital recently organized the first ‘Cardiac Catheterization Day’ to mark the 40th anniversary of the introduction of cardiac catheterization at HMC. The event was aimed at acknowledging the work and achievements of medical teams at the facility, as well as highlighting the world-class services provided at the hospital.
Dr. Nidal Asaad, Medical Director of the Heart Hospital and Senior Consultant of Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology, said that the number of cardiac catheterization procedures performed at the Heart Hospital has increased by 50 percent over the last five years.
“The Heart Hospital performs more than 4,500 therapeutic and diagnostic catheterization procedures annually, including 1,100 emergency cardiac catheterization procedures for critical and urgent cases that require rapid intervention from our highly experienced and well-equipped team,” Dr. Asaad said.