Armenia Minister: 2132 surgeries conducted within Stent for Life in 2019, 5726 surgeries for socially unsecured

12:57   21 January, 2020

Within Stent for Life state program 2132 coronary surgeries were conducted in 2019, Armenian health minister Arsen Torosyan wrote on his Facebook.

According to him, it’s 45.7% more than in 2018 (1463).

A total of 5726 heart operations were performed for people from socially disadvantaged groups. This is 128% more than in 2018 (2504).

The Stent for Life program has been held in Armenia since 2015.

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