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Docs here treat congenital heart defect sans open heart surgery

22-Nov-2016 (Tue) article archive:   

Dr Edgar Tay, Senior Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore, and Associate Professor Quek Swee Chye, Head and Senior Consultant of the Division of  Paediatric Cardiology at NUH, were featured in a news article about successfully treating Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect without open heart surgery, a first in Singapore.

A specially designed heart valve is delivered into the patient via a leg vein near the groin .This procedure has been successfully carried out on two patients here since August.

 

Click here to view article in Lianhe Zaobao

Click here to view article in The Straits Times