Heart-mapping machine used for first time in Sharjah hospital

A Dh1 million heart-mapping machine is now being used to treat patients at Sharjah's Al Qassimi Hospital.

A Dh1 million heart-mapping machine is now being used to treat patients at Sharjah's Al Qassimi Hospital.

Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed, the Ruler of Sharjah, visited the hospital as the Carto 3 machine, which creates a 3D image of the heart for doctors, was being used for the first time in the cardiac unit by Dr Gian Battista Chierchia, a visiting heart specialist from Belgium.

Four operations were carried out yesterday, and another two are scheduled for today.

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Published: September 27, 2012 04:00 AM

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