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First Ever Balloon Expandable Transcatheter Aortic valve Implantation Performed with only Local Anaesthesia at Durdans Hospital

The first ever balloon expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) – (without open heart surgery) was performed on an 82 year old patient with Ischemic Heart Disease and poor lung function by Dr Pandula Athauda-Arachchi Resident Consultant Interventional Cardiologist of Durdans Hospital. This was the first time that a procedure of this nature was done…

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Early Management of Acute Stroke at Durdans Hospital

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death worldwide and cause more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease.Stroke obviously represents a serious physical and economic burden to the patient, caregiver, and society as a whole. A stroke or “brain attack” occurs when blood flow and oxygen are not adequately perfusing the brain. There…

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Communication Disorders for Speech & Language Development

Suspected communication problems in young children can be worrisome for parents but experts emphasise the importance of early diagnosis for achieving best outcomes. We spoke to Ms. Manthi Dissanayake, Resident Audiologist and Speech Pathologist of Durdans Hospital to find out more. In what situations should parents be concerned about hearing loss? If child doesn’t respond…

Durdans CSR Event

Durdans Hospital serves Community in Eravur, Batticaloa. Conducts Free Cardiac-related Health Camp

Durdans Heart Centre is regionally renowned for performing complex heart surgeries with superior outcomes. Each year the centre performs an overwhelming number of routine heart procedures and surgeries as well as ground breaking ones. In a bid to improve access to healthcare among socio-economically disadvantaged communities, Durdans Hospital organised a two day health camp in…