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Yemeni President commends role of Saudi Cardiac Surgery Team


Sana’a : Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the currently visiting Saudi Cardiac Surgery team and said their noble gesture and efforts embody the deep-rooted relations between the two countries.

The Yemeni President made these remarks during a reception today of the 40-member Pediatric Cardiology team led by Dr. Huwaida Quthami.

The Medical team briefed the Yemeni President on the nature of the operations carried out in the Cardiology Centre at Athawrah General Hospital. The Number of operation carried out until today reached 185 surgeries, including 104 open heart operations and 81 catheter surgeries for children.

The members of the medical team expressed their happiness over the Saudi contribution to alleviating the suffering caused by heart disease among some sick children.

They said this is the second visit of the team to Yemen, adding that the team includes a number of specialist surgeons and anesthetists.