TAVI Procedure & MoPH Minister Appreciation
Amiri Medical Complex performed Afghanistan’s first Percutaneous TAVI procedure!
Afghanistan’s first successful Percutaneous Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), a non-surgical without anesthesia & cardiopulmonary bypass heart valve replacement procedure was performed at Amiri Medical Complex by intervention cardiology team led by Dr. Razmi Rahman, director Cath-lab with considerate support of Prof. Dr. Ertugrul Okuyan (Turkish renowned intervention cardiologist). This path-breaking and revolutionary procedure performed for a 60 years old man with severe Aortic Stenosis (heavily calcified Bicuspid Aortic Valve) with a low LVEF of 25%.
During the event CMD, Dr. Mirwais Amiri praised his team and Turkish doctors for performing such sophisticated procedure successfully for the first time in the medical history of Afghanistan. Also valued visit of his excellency Dr. Wahid Majrooh the acting minister of MoPH to AMC and commends his appreciation.
Dr. Wahid Majrooh the acting minister of MoPH, said “We appreciate any positive action taken to improve the health services in the country.” I consider TAVI procedure by Afghan doctors a great achievement and congratulate Amiri Medical Complex, private health sector and the people of Afghanistan. He emphasized mutual acceptance, quality and service improvement, harmony and praised public and private sectors that serving our compatriots in the most difficult days. Also, Dr. Wahid provided appreciation certificates to staff of Amiri Medical Complex.