What is a Hybrid Operating Suite?
The Hybrid Operating Suite integrates imaging technology and surgical equipment to support a multidisciplinary team of experts performing minimally invasive surgeries and traditional open surgeries in one location.
The Hybrid environment represents the best practices and approaches to cardiac (heart) and vascular (blood vessel) surgery. Numerous benefits exist for patients who undergo procedures in the Hybrid Operating Suite, many of which are not possible through traditional surgeries. These benefits include:
- Shorter surgical times
- Faster recovery
- Less pain
- Smaller scars
- Opportunities for patients to undergo procedures they would not qualify for otherwise
- Lower risk of post-operative complications
- Decreased use of anesthesia
- Reduced need for some patients to undergo multiple procedures
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