Cardiology in Belgian hospitals for patients coming from Europe, Asia, and other locations
In Belgium, 50% of all operations carried out in foreign nationals are associated with cardiovascular system. Local cardiac surgeons apply minimally invasive approach to avoid opening the chest called sternotomy. Similar approach is applied at departments of cardiology at hospitals throughout Europe.
In Belgium heart surgeons perform:
- hybrid coronary artery bypass surgery
- beating heart bypass surgery
- balloon dilatation