For the second day, the hard work continues in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Qena University Hospital in cooperation with the team of cardiac surgery experts in the Netherlands Conducting open-heart operations for adults for patients in Qena and neighboring governorates.

Hard work continues for the 2nd day

Two surgeries were performed on the second day of the Dutch Heart Team visit of a patient suffering from severe aortic stenosis and Coronary artery disease, and the 2nd surgery for old female suffering from severe stenosis of the left main coronary artery.

dutch heart team
Dutch Heat Team

Dr. Marleen Veldhorst and Dr. Hany Gerges examine every patient with Echocardiography before and after the surgeries.

Marleen Veldhorst and Hany Gerges
Marleen Veldhorst and Hany Gerges

Roelien Kok and Cees Maas keep the patients perfused and safe during the open heart surgeries.

Roelien Kok, and Cees Maas
Roelien Kok, Cees Maas

For the 2nd-day teaching opportunity for young Egyptian surgeons is continued.

Also, Nicoline Wesseling learns our nurse crew the basics of open-heart surgeries.

Dr. Ghada Shahin Learns Dr. Yusuf Shieba the tips and tricks of mammary harvesting and how to do proximal anastomosis in coronary artery bypass graft surgeries.


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