Zulekha Hospital Sharjah has successfully treated a critical combined case after a person was suffering from an intra-cerebral hemorrhage signed up with by a clot in the pulmonary artery and bilateral lower limb deep capillary apoplexy (DVT)-- i.e. a blood clot in both legs. 43-year-old Lopez Mattie Osena was admitted to the healthcare facility after an overwhelming sensation of dizziness adhered to by right-sided chest discomfort associated with shortness of breath. The person had been experiencing pain in his right leg as well as reduced stomach pain for three days prior to he was described Zulekha Hospital after various other hospitals refrained in dealing with such a high-risk case.
Upon admission, the clinical group at Zulekha Medical facility Sharjah led by Dr. Amro Kabakbjy, Interventional Radiologist advised urgent tests. These included 2d echo, blood gases test, bilateral lower limb venous Doppler (venous ultrasound) and a CT brain scan (computed tomography) with d dimer (blood clot monitor), and later cerebral angiography to keep monitoring the brain hemorrhage after blood thinning drugs were given to the patient to help removing the clots. Afterwards, Dr. Amro led the operation of deploying an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter to prevent additional blood clots.
The treatment of such complex situations reinforces the positioning of the UAE in the ingenious health care scene in the area. This sustains the UAE Vision 2021 as supplying first-rate medical care is among the six vital columns showcased in the National Schedule.
Dr. Maged commented on the instance stating: “By embracing the hospital’s multidisciplinary care services we were able to leverage the necessary skills of world-class vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists and cutting edge Cath lab facilities. Together we succeeded in treating the highly complex case which resulted in saving the life of Mr. Lopez. The case was not easy due to having to apply blood thinning drugs to clear the clots in a case where the patient had already suffered a severe cerebral hemorrhage.”
Dr. Amro included: “Through the combined efforts by each member of the medical team and the well-equipped facilities, we are delighted to see that Mr. Lopez recovered immediately following the procedure.”
Mr. Lopez underwent a two-hour procedure after arriving to the ICU (critical care unit) and also was quickly alleviated after the procedure.
Expressing his many thanks to the clinical team at Zulekha Healthcare facility, Mr. Lopez remarked: "I remained in a lot of discomfort when I got to the healthcare facility - the medical team fasted to act and also aided me instantaneously by clarifying my situation and also the treatment alternatives readily available. I am extremely grateful that the group at Zulekha Medical facility tackled my instance and also because of this they conserved my life. I am doing effectively now."
Dr Amro concluded: “We recommend that people in the UAE adopt a healthy lifestyles through sport, eating well and quitting smoking to help avoiding similar health issues.”
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