Heart Health

04 March 2011

Heart ops: another chance at life

Twenty-four of South Africa's most promising young heart specialists have learned valuable operating skills at the 7th SASCI fellows workshop while saving lives in the process.

Johannes du Plessis of Pretoria is a grateful man. He has been given another chance at life. This Saturday he was one of four patients who were successfully operated on at Netcare Sunninghill Hospital as part of a teaching initiative organised by the South African Society of Cardiovascular Intervention (SASCI).



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