Doctors at the Babcock University Teaching
Hospital, yesterday carried out their first
heart surgery at it was successful.
The patient, a 34-year old woman was operated
upon yesterday at the varsity’s hospital with
other 15 critical care personnel in the
operating theatre to provide different
required services. They included
perfussionists, cardiac operations nurses,
internists and anesthesiologists.
The operation lasted for 6 hours. According
to the doctors, that will kick start heart
surgeries in the varsity’s hospital, noting
that some surgeries will also take place
today and others on the waiting list will also
get subsequent dates for their surgeries.