60-year-old heart transplant successful in Kuwait

Kuwait City | A 60-year-old Kuwaiti man who suffered congestive heart failure and was unresponsive to treatment underwent a successful heart transplant. This is a new achievement for Kuwait in the field of treatment. This is also the second heart transplant in the country. The first for a Kuwaiti citizen.

The operation was performed by a joint Kuwaiti-Saudi medical team. Professor Riyad Al Tarsee and Dr Firaz Khalil, consultant heart surgeon at Saudi King Faisal Specialist Hospital, led the surgery.

To Ibrahim Venni

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