IESS hospital preforms first minimally invasive heart procedure

Published on December 09, 2019
The cost of this intervention in the private health system is around $ 20,000. However, in the hospital it is done for free. Teófilo Ríos, 70, is the first patient of the José Carrasco Arteaga hospital to receive ministernotomy surgery (a minimally invasive surgery) to change an aortic valve. Javier López, head of Cardiac Surgery, commented […]

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