The University Teaching Hospital-UTH has started conducting the first ever heart diseases intervention treatment at the newly opened Catheterization laboratory.
UTH Radiologist Consultant Veronica Sichizya says the procedure ill be conducted with the help of experts from the United States of America.
Dr. Sichizya says the heart diseases intervention procedure on patients will now be conducted in Zambia following the procurement of the equipment required to carry out the process.
She says in the past Government used to send patients to South Africa and India for heart diseases intervention treatment.
Dr. Sichizya clarified that the heart diseases intervention procedure does not involve the actual operation on a patient.