El Salvador: Increasing Self-Sufficiency January and May 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

January 15 and May 27, 2016
Heart Care International's volunteer medical team returned to San Salvador, El Salvador in January 2016 for a catheterization and training mission and in May 2016 for a surgical mission. Partnering with the medical professionals at the Hospital de Diagnostico and the local non-profit Sana mi Corazon, Heart Care International performed 22 heart catheterization procedures in January, and 9 surgeries in May at the Hospital de Ninos Benjamin Bloom. Host country surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists and scrub nurses performed all of the surgeries in May with the Heart Care International team supporting them.

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