Lack of Surgeons Hits Malaysia

Mar 26, 16 Lack of Surgeons Hits Malaysia

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KUALA LUMPUR: Although thousands of children remain on the waiting list for corrective heart surgery, eight operating theatres (OTs) for cardiac surgery at Serdang Hospital remain unused for want of cardiothoracic surgeons and staff. The OTs at the RM300 million Serdang Hospital, designed to be the reference centre for cardiology,...

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5,000 Malaysian Children Diagnosed with Heart Disease in 2013

Mar 02, 16 5,000 Malaysian Children Diagnosed with Heart Disease in 2013

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About 5,000 adolescents below 18 years old were diagnosed with heart defect at birth in Malaysia in 2013. Penang St John Ambulance state commander Dr Yee Thiam Sun said 34.3 million patients in the world suffered congenital heart disease in the same year. He said congenital heart disease patients required very sophisticated and...

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