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Baquba teaching hospital-cardiology department

General Information

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  • Type of centre:University
  • Number of Cath labs in your centre: 1000
  • Number of Cath operators working in your centre: 6
  • Number of interventionists in your centre: 6
  • Additional comments: this is center in iraq in diyala do international coronary procedures (radial and femoral approach)permanent pacemaker insertionCRT insertionVascular and cardiac CT angiography.

PCI Procedures

  • Number of cath procedures performed each year in the centre: 1500
  • Number of PCIs performed each year in the centre: 850
  • 24/7 Primary PCI service in the centre?: Yes
  • Number of Primary PCIs performed per year in the centre: 450

Techniques and Quality

  • Techniques available in the centre:
  • Subtechniques available in the centre: Coronary angiography, Primary PCI, Cardiac computed tomography, Stress echocardiography, Renal denervation, Lower limbs interventions
  • Centre affiliated to a quality insurance programme: Yes
  • Centre participate in scientific studies: Yes
  • Centre participate in national/international registries: Yes, International
  • Centre participate in randomised clinical trials:


  • Centre has Peer reviewed scientific publications?: Yes
  • Number of articles related to interventional cardiology published by the centre in the last 5 years: 25
  • Scientific fields of interests: Management of Percutaneous Intervention Complications, Basic Science, Procedural Techniques

Fellowship programme

  • Number of local fellows in interventional cardiology who attend the centre: 2
  • Number of international fellows accepted by the centre (per year): 1
  • Type of fellowship offered by the centre: Both
  • Possibility to develop a thesis during the stay: Yes
  • Does the centre have a specific fellowship program with defined objectives?: Yes
  • Language(s) used to perform clinical activity: English, Arabic

Person in charge of the Fellowship programme:

  • First name: Saad
  • Last name: Zaidan
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  • Phone number: +9647705808570