Sarawak Heart Centre the first to use WF-FFR outside China

Sarawak Heart Centre the first to use WF-FFR outside China

The Borneo Post - News·2020-01-16 00:14

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The Wire-Free Fractional Flow Reserve System (WF-FFR) developed in China to assess blockages in coronary arteries at the Sarawak Heart Centre is the first to be used outside China.

Local Government and Housing Minister Dato Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian lauded the centre for sourcing the equipment through a donation by the Sarawak Heart Foundation.

“At the moment, the only place in Asia apart from China where this equipment is found is here (at Sarawak Heart Centre) and we have the team from the Sarawak Heart Centre to thank for in their effort in obtaining this equipment,” he said during the equipment’s handing-over ceremony.

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