In the spotlight

Dr. U. Mees and Dr. E. Benit first in Belgium to implant new ...

The Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation team or TAVI team at Jessa Ziekenhuis successfully completed two implants of a new type of percutaneous aortic prosthetic valve in October 2014. This was a first in Belgium. 

Surgical site infection prevention programme

Over the past few years, a multidisciplinary team of cardiac surgeons, anaesthetists and physicians-hospital hygienists at Jessa Ziekenhuis developed a project to reduce the risk of postoperative wound infections after cardiac surgery to virtually zero.  Click here for the full article.

Unique in the world

The cardiac surgical centre at Jessa Ziekenhuis is the only centre in the world to perform the entire range of cardiac procedures in a minimally invasive way. 
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