November 23, 2009

5 patients with heart deficiency disinterestedly operated by local and foreign surgeons at the initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation

5 patients with heart deficiency were disinterestedly operated by local and foreign surgeons at the initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation in frame of Scientific Conference “Invasive Cardiology and Echocardiography Course” organized in Baku November 21-24 by Central Oil Workers Hospital, Turkish Society of Cardiologists and Azerbaijan Cardiovascular Surgeons Association.

According to Rashad Mahmudov, head of section at the Hospital, Chairman of Azerbaijan Cardiovascular Surgeons Association, the Conference is designed to discuss invasive diagnostic and new treatment methods and promotion of the education’s and intellectual interaction among the cardiology fellows. The Conference also aims to promote stimulating discussion of a wide range of interventional cardiology maneuvers. The first 2 days of the Conference were dedicated to interventional cardiology, in frame of which local and foreign specialists lively applied operations for non-surgery correction of inborn and acquired heart defects with a closed method. All procedures were performed during the Conference and lively viewed by all attendees via satellite. The high-level technical equipment provided to the Conference by Heydar Aliyev Foundation allowed participants to join the discussions online during the procedures.  


Sima Ismayilova, IDP from Zangilan working at Deep Water Jacket Plant, Vusala Beshirova, Natalya Gurbanova from Astara district, Chimnaz Isayeva and Mehri Huseynova, the parents of juvenile Rza and Murad, cured thanks to Heydar Aliyev Foundation, expressed gratitude to Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, President of the Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, MP. They said this step by Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, who is well known inside and outside the country with her goodwill and humanism initiatives, presented a huge joy to their families. The patients and their relatives expressed thanks to the staff of the Hospital for the disinterested treatment. 


R.Mahmudov mentioned significant for a number of scientific and technical innovations the Conference is the sign of rich potential of health in Azerbaijan that intensively develops for the past years.