Thursday, 28th September 2023

Open-heart surgery

21 Jul 2022
Baby Abraham Bright Adewumi has been diagnosed with Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) and Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), a hole in the wall between the heart’s two upper chambers.
3 Jun 2022
The family of five-month-old Timothy Olaoluwa, needs N5.435 million for open-heart surgery to be carried out later this month.
8 Dec 2021
The December edition of free open-heart surgery powered by the Healthy Heart Foundation (HHF), Afe Babalola University Multi-system Hospital and United States (U.S.)-based VOOM Foundation
20 May 2020
The Reddington Multi-specialist Hospital, Lagos has announced a successful complex heart surgery involving a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft...
3 Jul 2018
Some indigent patients have benefitted from the ongoing Lagos State free Open Heart Surgery Mission sponsored by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, in collaboration with two American non-governmental organizations, Cardiostart International and VOOM Foundation at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). Cardiostart International, an NGO based in the USA, started the free open heart surgery on indigent…
12 Nov 2017
First Cardiology Consultants, a private firm established with the goal of reducing the number of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical services, has celebrated its first successful open heart surgery.
31 Aug 2017
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo said the UITH would before the end of this year make available a catlab towards boosting the open-heart surgery efforts the hospital.
13 Jun 2016
The Nigerian Turkish Nizamiye Hospital, a pristine medical facility in Abuja is set to commence services for heart valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting, otherwise known as open heart surgery.
9 Jun 2016
Determined to discourage health tourism and improve its services, the University of Lagos Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has just concluded another round of open-heart surgeries in the past week.


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