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First Time in Pakistan Artificial Heart Implantation

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Published: Monday, 09 July 2018
Updated: Monday, 23 July 2018 10:17
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First Time in Pakistan Artificial Heart Implantation
First Time in Pakistan Artificial Heart Implantation

A crew of medical professionals successfully performed Pakistan’s first-ever mechanical heart transplant at the National Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases (NICVD) - Karachi on Monday, July 9, 2018.

It is being seen as a milestone in the history of Pakistan’s medical science while the use of this technology is never known and never done in Pakistan’s history. The mechanical heart is transplanted to 62-years old Nafeesa Begum.

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