Monday, 13 June 2016

Nigerian-Turkish Hospital set to commence open-heart surgery. cc @DrJoeAbah

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.

According to a statement, the management of the hospital decided to commence this service after a careful analysis of the spate of heart diseases prevalent in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. The focus would be coronary artery bypass grafting as well as heart valve replacement.

The statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, stated that the hospital in its tradition of delivering quality services spared no cost in the composition of the team.

The hospital “has put in place all the required equipment and a team of experts from Turkey with a track record of excellence. The five- man team is led by Dr. Mustafa Kirman, a reputable cardiovascular surgeon from Turkey who is credited to have performed over 15, 000 heart surgeries with 99 per cent success rate.”

The Nigerian Turkish Nizamiye Hospital was established by Turkish investors under the First Surat Group of companies. The hospital is estimated to have cost $20 million was commissioned on February 20, 2014 by former President Goodluck Jonathan. (Guardian)

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