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Princess Marina Hospital to conduct major operations

SHARE   |   Monday, 24 June 2019   |   By Ricardo Kanono
Princess Marina Hospital to conduct major operations

In an endeavor to improve access of health care to Batswana, Princess Marina Hospital will conduct 2 highly specialized clinical campaigns from today 24 - 30th June 2019.

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The hospital will start with Dialysis Vascular Access Campaign procedures from today to the 26th of June 2019 where 20 patients who suffer from end stage kidney disease that require renal replacement therapy in the form of hemodialysis will have arterio-venous fistulas and arteriovenous grafts created for dialysis access. The campaign will be conducted by the PMH Nephrology team in conjunction with Vascular Surgeons from Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in South Africa.

The second one will be Cardiac Campaign that will be coordinated by PMH Cardiology Team together with Mauritius Medical Team from the 26th - 30th June 2019 where a total of 56 heart procedures will be conducted. The team comes from the Cardiac Centre at Pamplemousse, Mauritius.

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The procedures are 20 Angiography, 3 Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (stents), 31 Echo Cardiography (heart scans) and 2 Pace maker insertions (batteries). All these will be conducted at Princess Marina Hospital. The team will thereafter proceed to Scottish Livingstone Hospital where 8 open heart surgeries will be performed.

Mauritius Medical Team has partnered with Princess Marina Hospital since 2009. So far 139 heart surgeries, 30 insertion of pacemakers 301 angiograms, 24 stents and over 802 heart scans have been conducted.

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For more information please contact the under signed.

Donnell Kutlapye

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Princess Marina Hospital 



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