No shortage of stents- Health Ministry

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 8:08


There is no shortage in stents used to conduct heart surgeries, Ministry of Health states.

Consultant Cardiologist of the National Hospital in Sri Lanka Dr. Gotabhaya Ranasinghe said the health equipments were given by the Ministry for free.

About 10 heart surgeries are conducted at Cardiology Unit of the Colombo National Hospital per day.