Al- Kafeel Specialized Hospital announced the initiation of a surgical team to perform pediatric heart surgeries at Anwar Sheikh Hospital in Sulaymaniyah. These surgeries mark the first collaborative initiative between the two hospitals, encompassing various medical and technical programs.
Dr. Ahmed Aboudi, the head of the cardiac surgery department at the hospital, stated that their specialized team in pediatric cardiac and vascular surgery commenced open-heart surgeries at Anwar Sheikh Hospital in Sulaymaniyah. These surgeries were conducted for children with congenital heart defects, representing the initial phase of the collaborative agreement with the mentioned hospital. The agreement includes training the cardiac surgery team from Anwar Sheikh Hospital at their facility, allowing them to perform surgeries under their guidance. Additionally, future programs in various medical and technical fields will be implemented.
Aboudi added that their consultancy clinic assessed several children with congenital heart defects at Anwar Sheikh Hospital over the past two days. The surgical team, along with the supporting team specializing in anesthesia, artificial heart machines, intensive care, and nursing, was dispatched to Sulaymaniyah. They will oversee these cases until the patients achieve stable health conditions.