UAE: 65-year-old with multiple ailments undergoes complex surgery, gets discharged in a week

Given the extent of his heart disease, traditional methods like stenting were not feasible for the elderly patient

A 65-year-old male, who had been living with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus for many years, experienced alarming symptoms, including reduced urine output and breathlessness. He was taken to the emergency department at the RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, and diagnostic tests revealed that he had suffered a heart attack – further complicated by the adverse effects of long-term diabetes on his kidneys.

Published on Khaleej Times | Thursday, Jun 01, 2023

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