Dubai to build high-tech center for heart disease and surgery – News

Robot-assisted cardiac catheterization and joint surgery were the focus of the first day of the Dubai Health Forum

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Published: Wed 2 Mar 2022, 10:29 PM

An international center for heart disease treatment and surgery, as well as robot-assisted heart catheterization and joint surgery were the focus of the first day of the Dubai Health Forum.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, has been briefed on the ambitious Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Cardiac Hospital which will be equipped with the latest innovative technologies and staffed of a highly specialized medical staff.

It is one of many new projects with new technologies emerging in the health sector in Dubai.

Monitoring patient heart health remotely

As part of the exhibition of innovative medical equipment and solutions, which was held alongside the health forum at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the Cardiology Monitoring and Monitoring Center at Rashid Hospital presented some of its cutting-edge cardiac care technologies. The center monitors the progress of cardiac patients at home after treatment in hospital.

“A set of smart devices monitor the patient’s pulse, oxygen saturation, blood sugar and other vital indicators. This will enable doctors to assess the patient’s condition remotely,” said Dr. Sameera Mohammed Ali, Senior Cardiology Specialist in the Cardiology Department of Rashid Hospital. Khaleej times.

Another interesting exhibit was Rashid Hospital’s equipment for robot-assisted catheterization operations. Health experts said the equipment can perform cardiac catheterization with a high rate of accuracy and safety.

Robot-assisted joint surgery

Another high-tech asset is the robot-assisted technology for knee and joint surgery used by the Orthocure Center for Orthopedic and Joint Surgery in Dubai. Dr. Ali Al Balooshi, consultant orthopedic and joint surgeon, described the benefits of the technology and its benefits. The center is the only one where the technology, claiming that Dubai is the only place in the world apart from the United States, where this technology is used.

Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director General of DHA, said: “The global health community is currently focused on creating an integrated system that can meet challenges, respond to emergencies and improve well-being. people.

“By bringing together leading experts, the Dubai Health Forum provides exceptional opportunities to discuss such vital topics and forge a unified global vision for healthcare sustainability and human well-being,” he said. -he adds.

More than 2,000 participants, including 60 speakers representing more than 30 countries, took part in the forum.

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