Muscat, For the first time in the Sultanate, the
National Heart Center in the Royal Hospital today launched a newest
pacemaker implantation service of the type “Leadless Pacemaker” for
the adult patients suffering from heart muscle weakness.
Launching such service is in line with the latest therapeutic
technologies at the international level, which contribute to promote the
specialised healthcare in the Sultanate especially in the cardiovascular
diseases. It also considers as an option for patients who cannot implant
other pacemaker devices.
These devices are characterized by several advantages including,
small size, free of wires, the easy and smooth implantation in the heart
muscle cavity, avoiding scarringetc.
The catheter to implant the “Leadless Pacemaker” device has
performed by a medical team from the National Heart Center headed
by Dr. Najeeb al-Rawahi, Electrocardiology Senior Consultant at the
Center with the assistance of Dr. Ismail al-Abri, Electrocardiology
Consultant, in cooperation with heart technicians and nursing cadres.
Source: Oman News Agency