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SHJ, Vol 5, No 1                                                 S Abusin, State of the Journal
                                                                  http://dx.doi.org/10.25239/SHJ/Vol5/No1/Editorial

               Table 1: Expansion of Cardiac Services in Sudan in the last 20 years

               Location      Sector             Center                Service

               Khartoum      Ministry of Health  Shaab Teaching       Performed first Open Heart
                                                Hospital              Surgery in Sudan in 1980(2).
                                                                      Currently   performs   Open    Heart
                                                                      Surgery       and      percutaneous
                                                                      procedures in adults.

                                                Ahmed Gasim           Performed  its’  first  Heart  Surgery  in
                                                Hospital              1998(2).
                                                                      Currently   performs   Open    Heart
                                                                      Surgery       and      percutaneous
                                                                      procedures in adults & children.

                             Armed Forces       Sudan Heart           Established  in  Feb  2000,  performed
                                                Centre                first CABG in Sudan in April 2001(2).
                                                                      Currently   performs   Open    Heart
                                                                      Surgery       and      percutaneous
                                                                      procedures in adults & children.

                             Non-Profit         Alsalam Cardiac       First  surgery  in  April  2007(3),
                             Charity            Center                performs  Open  Heart  Surgery  and
                                                                      percutaneous procedures in adults &
                                                                      children (with focus on congenital and
                                                                      valvular disease)

               WadMedani  Ministry of Health  WadMedani Heart         Started  service  in  2010,  performs
                                                Diseases & Surgery  open heart surgery and percutaneous
                                                Center                procedures

               Khartoum      Private Sector     Royal Care            Open      Heart      Surgery     and
                                                International         Percutaneous Procedures
                                                Hospital
















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