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From past to present: Open heart surgeries in Singapore
 

From past to present: Open heart surgeries in Singapore

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The first open heart surgery in Singapore was performed by the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) in 1965, and since then, progress and advancements in this area have moved forward by leaps and bounds.
 
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17 Dec 2016 - General
 
The cardiac size of children are smaller and this could lead to difficulty with surgical procedures. 3D printing was mentioned in this article and I agree that it makes surgical planning easier and faster. I have attended a lecture concerning 3D prin...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz it is a great achievement to be done in pediatrics field.
In our country although we have famous centers and doctors for pediatric cardio thoracic surgerys, we still h...
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It is great that despite the aging population of Singapore, advancements are still being made in the specialty of pediatric cardio-thoracic surgery. Having fewer patients to work with is challenging because it can be limiting in terms of honing one&#...
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I remember reading a article on Straits times a few months ago which compared the rates of heart transplantation in Singapore vs the ones at UM Hospital. Although Heart transplantation has a relatively long history in Singapore. The state of affairs ...
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Singapore is one of the first countries to perform open heart surgeries in the mid-sixties of the last century by the hands of Malaysian surgeons. Since that date, Singapore general hospital continued pioneering in that field. With the introduction o...
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