Dr. Saad Saad has traveled all over the world helping children with often life saving and complex surgeries. His career has spanned over four decades and has had many highlights including working for Saudi Royalty. It all started when Saad Saad was born in Palestine and raised in Kuwait.
The future doctor would discover his career after spending long hot summers doing construction with his brothers, wanting to be just like them. Through this process, Dr. Saad Saad realized it was not the career for him and opted for a job that was indoors with air conditioning. He decided to become a pediatric surgeon and has not looked back ever since.
With that being said Dr. Saad Saad has seen a lot of things and used a lot of instruments in the medical and found there was room for improvement. In fact, he knew it was a necessity and so he patented two inventions that would be life saving for his patients. Catheters in the medical world are an absolute necessity and are used for a variety of functions. There are temporary and permanent catheters that can help drain stuff in the body like gases and fluids. They also help doctors get access to surgical instruments inside the body. When they need to be found the process usually entails and MRI or X-ray.
This is not the most efficient, practical, or healthy in the long run. MRI machines are big, bulky, and not portable making them a no go for patients that cannot go to a proper hospital. X-ray, although safe in general, give low doses of radiation to patients over time, every time they have one. Dr. Saad Saad patented a device that works like a magnet to find these catheters. The external device lights up when it find the internal device, making it so much easier, safe, and painless for everyone involved.
The next device allows doctors to not look inside a patient’s body with an endoscope without missing their spot. Often fluid fogs up and covers the endoscope so doctors cannot see where they are going. It makes the process much harder because they have to suction out the fluid with another device to have clear vision. This certainly extends the process for the patient and doctor. Dr. Saad Saad created an suction/irrigation device that works to remove fluid without the doctor losing sight of their place. Learn more: http://www.jerseyshoreuniversitymedicalcenter.com/jsumc/newseventsandclasses/pressreleases/Press-Release.cfm?customel_dataPageID_2021=495087