The family of five-year-old Akachukwu Nwanye, who is suffering from Tetralogy Of Fallout (TOF), a heart-related condition, which occurs when a baby’s heart does not form properly
At three months, Neri Joseph Chukwuemeka, son of Mrs. Christy Joseph, a broadcast journalist and Deputy Director at Voice of Nigeria was discovered to have aortic stenosis.
7 Sep 2021
A 32-year-old man, Thompson Eriata is in dire need of N3.5 million to carry out an open-heart surgery.
31 Dec 2019
An appeal has been made to the government, non-governmental organizations and the general public to assist one-year-old Miss Victoria Uchenna Mmasichukwu...
13 Oct 2018
A U.S.-based Nigerian heart surgeon, Dr Jonathan Nwiloh, said that he had carried out free heart surgeries for no fewer than 200 indigent Nigerians in need of life-saving interventions.
6 Jun 2018
The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State was a Mecca of sorts yesterday, as parents across the federation besieged the facility with their children for open heart surgeries. As at press time, 75 of the children had undergone various medical examinations and screenings to prepare them for the heart surgeries being conducted…
31 Mar 2018
Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is in a stable condition after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery, his representatives said Friday, adding that his first words on waking were "I'm back." The 70-year-old actor turned activist -- famous for the catchphrase "I'll be back" -- was in a Los Angeles hospital Thursday to have a valve replaced…
26 Jan 2018
An appeal has been made to the governments, non-governmental organizations and the public to assist Richard Adeniyi, a three-year-old boy child, who is a patient of the pediatric cardiology unit at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, Lagos. Adeniyi needs an urgent financial support for an open-heart surgery in Germany by the end of…
20 Apr 2017
Worried by the increase in number of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical attention, management of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja has set up local team capable of undertaking open heart surgeries in the hospital.
31 May 2016
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif successfully underwent open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his daughter said.
28 May 2016
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is to undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his second major cardiac medical procedure in five years, his daughter said.