GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare,Fitness and Medicine

 
  Share

Private hospital provides live access to its operating room to teach UAE peers, share best practice

Dubai, UAE, 3 August, 2015: A leading UAE-based obesity surgeon has successfully completed a first of its kind live bariatric surgery demonstration to peers at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah.

Dr Hussam Al Trabulsi, MD, MRCS, FEBS, Specialized in  Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery, performed two surgeries – a gastric bypass and a gastric sleeve – in front of more than 100 medical professionals at the end of July.

Ahead of the surgeries, Dr Al Trabulsi addressed the audience with an overview of his surgical approach for both patients and offered his guidance and advice in how to avoid complications specific to bariatric surgery. 

“Bariatric surgery has been available at Zulekha Hospital for the past two years and in that time, I have completed 180 successful procedures which have had a lasting impact on the lives of our patients,” said Dr Al Trabulsi. 

“Having taught in workshops across my native Syria, being presented with the opportunity to share my experience with my peers here in Sharjah has been a fulfilling moment in my career.  The surgeries were both successful and I look forward to following up with both patients in their recoveries.”

The bariatric team at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah treat cases of moderate to severe obesity four to five times a week. 
Led by Dr Al Trabulsi, patients are helped to significantly lose weight, reduce cholesterol levels and lower their blood pressure.  The option of surgery helps to prevent the development of future conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, arthritis and cardiovascular diseases.

Zanubia Shams, CEO of Zulekha Hospital, said, “This is the first time we have provided access to our operating theatres and is a further example of the innovation and creativity that we work hard to achieve among our doctors and within our hospitals.  There was an unmistakable atmosphere in the auditorium as the live feed was streamed from the O.R. and we are pleased to have the facilities to host these teaching experiences.

“I congratulate Dr Al Trabulsi and his team for their fine work and look forward to welcoming more healthcare professionals from around the UAE to our hospitals for more training of this kind.”

Each doctor who attended the event received two hours of Continued Medical Education (CME) from the Ministry of Health. 

Zulekha Hospital has a long history as a teaching hospital which dates back to the principles of its founder Dr Zulekha Daud. 

Last month, Zulekha Hospital Sharjah became the first private hospital in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates to be affiliated with the American Heart Association as an international Life Support Training Centre, offering a range of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care courses to healthcare and non-healthcare professionals.

Further live demonstration events, open only to registered medical professionals with pre-registration required, will be planned in the future. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 23192 times
Posted on : Monday, August 3, 2015  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Over 1 million medical fitness tests conducted in 2015
Next Story : Dubai Health Authority launches customer service charter
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Tonda 1950 Stone-set range'
Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraphe Chronometre Titanium
Colourful Anniversary Limited anniversary edition now available in new colors
Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde Slate The traveller's watch featuring a new guilloc...
Special edition 2019 Ford Expedition ‘Turath' arrives in Al Tayer Motors and Pre...
Aston Martin Valkyrie Wows Crowds on Public Debut at Silverstone
Sports Collection - Autumn Winter 2019
Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces – Summer 2019 Collection
Happy Eid with Corum Golden Bridge Round 39
Picnic Indoors This Summer with Marks & Spencer
The inauguration of codeshare flights between Kuwait and Istanbul-Sabiha Gö...
Kitchen Hacks: 8 Clever Ways to Smart Storing
Tissot Heritage 1973 The racing legacy
Ralph Lauren at The Championships, Wimbledon – Wednesday 10th July
Schneider Electric's Biggest Engineer-to-Order Factory in Asia Utilizes IIoT Tec...
The Perfect Shave Kit for your Summer Travels
Ralph Lauren at The Championships, Wimbledon – Sunday 14th July
Summer Skin Rituals with SUKIN
Peugeot announces sizzling summer offers
Union Coop Reports 20% Growth in Net Profit for the First half of 2019
Dubai's leading school operator to launch Affordable IB School in Dubai- Ambassa...
Ride Into the New School Year with the Coolest Gear
IHG signs world's largest voco with Maad International in Saudi Arabia
Summer-ready BABY-G G-Lide BAX-100 makes splash this hot season
FW 2019 Amazone'
Robotics and Automation to the Fore at Materials Handling Middle East
Empower launches “Intelligent Delta- T Analyzer and Detector”
Purificacion Garcia Introduces the Women's FW19 Collection
Ras Al Khaimah and Singapore to Discuss the Bilateral Cooperation'
Dubai Duty Free and Arabian Automobiles raffle a Nissan GT-R this holiday season
Philipsen and Kristoff Claim Top 10 Spots for Uae Team Emirates in Stage 7 Sprin...
Automation Anywhere Expands into the Middle East with the Opening of Regional He...
The Car That Responds to Your Mood: New Jaguar Land Rover Tech Helps Reduce Stress
Union Coop Releases ‘First' Update of Its Electronic Share Trading Platform
Al Qutami chairs DHA CEO council meeting
All-out Sprint in Albi as Philipsen Takes Sixth and Martin Breaks Into the Gener...
OMEGA's role in competitive swimming
Canadian University Dubai joins Silk-Road Universities Network
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih welcomes DGEP Coordinator General
Etihad Airways Recommences Flights to Khartoum
Schneider Electric Launches First Smart Factory in Mexico Implementing Innovativ...
Dubai International Financial Centre Continues to Prioritise Ease of Doing Busin...
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai launches all-inclusive picnic promotion from July to August
First results from Arc Skills' programme show how gamification can transform edu...
Lg's Front-loader With New Ai Dd Brings Optimized Washing to the Middle East and...
MoHAP Youth Council Discusses Mutual Cooperation with Civil Defence Youth Council
A charitable initiative from the ADNOC Sas Al Nakhl School brings together AED 8...
Emirates' US-bound passengers soon to have Wi-Fi, mobile connectivity and Live T...
Don't Run Risk of Damaging Your Vision With Poor Food Choices, Doctors at Moorfi...
Pottery Barn Kids launches new ‘Back-to-School' collection'