Heart patients in Penang on the rise, says cardiologist

Nov 14, 16 Heart patients in Penang on the rise, says cardiologist

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Penang Hospital’s head of Cardiology Department Datuk Dr Omar Ismail said a total of 15,000 heart patients were recorded last year in Penang. — AFP pic GEORGE TOWN, Nov 4 — The number of heart patients in Penang are seeing an alarming increase of between 2,000 to 3,000 new patients annually, said Penang Hospital’s head of...

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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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