Saudi medical team arrives in Yemen to perform open-heart surgeries
September 7, 2012
A Saudi medical team specializing in heart diseases and surgery arrived in Sana’a today for a three-week visit to Yemen. The team, which is led by Director of the Saud Al-Babtain Center for Heart Medicine and Surgery in Dammam Dr. Hamid bin Mohammed Al-Omran, plans to perform a number of open-heart surgical operations on children. Two C-130 military choppers from the Royal Saudi Air Force transported the medical equipment and supplies that will be used for the operations.