Blog - Archive: June 2016
Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, M.D., June 15, 2016
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently shared statistics about the number of cardiac surgery treatments performed in the country. Around 1 million cardiac catheterization procedures and 395,000 coronary artery bypass grafts are performed every year by specialists in the country.
Cardiac surgery is undeniably one of the most complex surgical procedures, with considerable risk associated with it, and room for error is therefore close to none. Different forms of cardiac treatments, surgeries and valve replacement processes are handled by the most qualified and experienced surgeons. While cardiac surgery is prescribed as the only viable mode of treatment for some patients with fast deteriorating state of cardiac health, the costs typically involved with the procedure are astronomical. Continue reading…