Awad Al Ketbi Inaugurates the 6th Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress

عوض الكتبي يفتتح مؤتمر الإمارات السادس لجراحة التجميل

 Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 27 May 2021: Under the Patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, His Excellency Awad Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, inaugurated the 6th edition of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress (EPSC), which is being held from the 27th to the 29th of this month in Intercontinental Festival City Dubai. The 3-day premier specialized hybrid event, running under the theme ‘Science and Art in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery’, aims to shed new light…

Risky Whipple procedure conducted successfully at American Hospital Dubai

Risky Whipple procedure conducted successfully at American Hospital Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4, 2021, (AETOSWire): Professor of Surgery Dr Ali AL Dameh and colleague Dr Imran Al Haq perform lifesaving surgery on a 73 years old army professional who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A rare Whipple procedure performed at the American Hospital Dubai in 2nd, March 2021 saves the life of Paul Morris, 73, an American who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. With the world facing the pandemic crisis, travelling for any country treatment is becoming a challenging task. Mr. Paul Morris, Baghdad based retired army professional, picked Dubai…

First-of-its-kind Lateral Partial Knee Replacement Surgery successfully carried out in the UAE

إجراء أول جراحة من نوعها لاستبدال الركبة الجزئي الجانبي

First-of-its-kind Lateral Partial Knee Replacement Surgery successfully carried out in the UAE  75 years old Dubai resident Ms. Fatima Benazzouz, successfully underwent Partial Knee Replacement based on the most advanced technique known as the Oxford Procedure at Adam Vital Hospital in Dubai. Unlike the Total Knee Replacement procedure in which all the knee joint surfaces are removed, an Oxford Partial Knee Replacement is performed to only replace damaged tissue and bone in the knee joint with artificial implants called prosthetics, and the rest of the knee remains unharmed and preserved.…

let Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai help your children see you more clearly

نصيحة لكل أمّ بالاهتمام بصحة عيون أطفالها

This Mother’s Day, let Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai help your children see you more clearly  Vision plays a critical role in your child’s development and yet some eye conditions show no signs or symptoms. For Mother’s Day, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai highlights the importance of having your child’s eyes examined regularly as most vision issues can be treated easily if the problem is detected early on. According to Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, vision problems can affect physical, cognitive and social progress…

The success of a rare surgery at Zulekha Hospital

نجاح عملية جراحية نادرة بمستشفى زليخة

A 68-year-old UAE resident with two huge coronary aneurysms successfully treated at Zulekha Hospital A 68-year-old Egyptian expat Mr. Nabil Kamal Masamir successfully underwent a complex and rare cardiac surgery at Zulekha Hospital – Dubai. Mr. Masamir was suffering from chest pain for over three months following the coronary angiography with insertion of one stent. The chest pain was causing a hindrance in carrying out simple day to day activities, and the pain would show-up even during rest. According to Dr. Yasser Menaissy – Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Zulekha Hospital…

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai focuses on Women’s Eye heath  for International Women's Day celebrations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2021: Research indicates that women are at greater risk than men for most eye diseases and leading Opthalmologists at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai urge ladies to make eye health a top priority as a key message for International Women’s Day. Dr. Luisa M. Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery  highlights that blindness or vision impairment can disrupt quality of life, affecting the ability to work, travel, care for one’s family and since women tend to have a higher risk of eye disease than men, regular eye checkups…

Five Lifestyle Tips You Can Adopt for a Healthy, Happy Womanhood

انعمي بالعافية وبحياة صحية سعيدة مع هذه النصائح الخمس

** Saudi German Clinic’s resident gynecologist shares five healthy lifestyle tips for women on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021 ** Our health should be our top priority, but for most women who are busy juggling childrearing and their careers, personal health can often take a backseat. However, it’s good to know that with just a few affordable lifestyle changes one can get back on track on the road to staying healthy. Dr. Radwa Mohamed Elnozahy, Specialist Obstetrics & Gynecology at Saudi German Clinic Jumeirah, has over the years…

Five Entities in Dubai Healthcare City Launch a Collaborative Month-Long Campaign to Intensify Awareness on Kidney Health

5 مؤسسات في مدينة دبي الطبية

The ‘Think Kidney’ campaign launched to commemorate World Kidney Day will focus on transplantation, organ donation, and improving kidney health through virtual sessions and outreach initiatives. The initiative, a collaboration between the public and private sector, will look to draw attention to encouraging preventive behavior and encourage discussion on the role of local and national health authorities in managing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with a special focus on organ donation and transplantation efforts. In observation of World Kidney Day, Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and…

PEN technique emerges as one of the most-preferred treatments for lower back pain in UAE

PEN technique emerges as one of the most-preferred treatments

PEN procedures performed by Himchan-UHS Joint & Spine Centre records 95% patient satisfaction rate UHS had recently introduced a new Post Recovery Care Unit (PRCU) dedicated to day surgery patients.  Subsequent to the introduction of a new Post Recovery Care Unit (PRCU) dedicated to day surgery patients, the University Hospital of Sharjah announced that its Himchan Spine and Joint Center has successfully performed more than 100 Percutaneous Epidural Neuroplasty (PEN) procedures. The hospital revealed that 95% of its patients reported a satisfying experience after undergoing the non-surgical one-day treatment, which…

First surgery using 3-D printed Titanium bone performed in the UAE by Thumbay University Hospital

Doctors at Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman performed the surgery on a 9-year old Nigerian boy. Child’s right foot was severely wounded and injured due to accidental gunshot in his native country. 25th January 2021, Ajman, UAE: In a first of its kind surgery reported to the Hospital, the team of Doctors at Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman achieved this humongous feat by successfully performing a mid-foot reconstruction using 3-D technology and saving a 9-year old Nigerian boy from foot amputation. The young boy who had severely injured his right foot including…