Sohar: A specialized medical team at the General Directorate of Khawla Hospital, in cooperation with Neurology at Sohar Hospital, succeeded in performing a cerebral angioplasty operation for a girl suffering from an brain arterial dilatation at Sohar Hospital.
Dr. Ahmed bin Hamoud Al Habsi, Consultant in Neuro-Interventional Radiology at Khawla Hospital, confirmed that the critical operation that was performed on the girl took place in Sohar Hospital due to the availability of pediatric, internal medicine, cardiology, anesthesia, neurology and neurosurgery teams in one place.
He pointed out that the operation was successful under local anesthesia due to the patient’s heart and breathing problems, with the support of the anesthesia team at Sohar Hospital. It took one hour and a stent was placed on her inside the dilated artery, which had previously undergone a previous operation at Khawla Hospital 5 years ago due to a brain hemorrhage therein. the time.
Dr. Rashid bin Mohammed Al-Alawi, Director General of the General Directorate of Khawla Hospital, stressed that this cooperation, integration and decentralization in the provision of health services, including specialized medical services, comes in support of the decentralization policy implemented by the Ministry of Health, represented by the General Directorate of Khawla Hospital.
It is worth noting that the cerebrovascular catheterization service for strokes was launched at Sohar Hospital, as it is the first hospital in which this service is available outside the Muscat Governorate.
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