Health Minister: Unifying treatment protocols for cardiac surgery a priority

Damascus, SANA – Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said that unifying treatment protocols at cardiac surgery centers and departments at general hospitals is a priority for the Ministry at the current stage.

Visiting the Al-Bassel Center for Cardiac Diseases and Surgery in Dummar, Yazigi called for improving the Center’s services to keep it a local and regional leader in its field, asserting that the Ministry continues to provide the Center with its needs in terms of medicine and equipment.

Al-Bassel Center for Cardiac Diseases and Surgery was opened in Dummar in 1998. It provides diagnostic and treatment services related to cardiac diseases, with outpatient clinics, an ER department, ICU, and heart catheter, vasodilatation, and surgical departments. It consists of six floors with a capacity of 160 patient beds, 36 ICU beds, and 6 operating theaters.

Hazem Sabbagh

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