miami– Esteban Bovo, Mayor of haliyaAttended the groundbreaking ceremony for the first groundbreaking outpatient cardiac surgery center in the city, created by Dr. Francisco Dieguez, the only one of its kind in South Florida.
“Doctor Estimated Work” [Francisco] Diéguez is supposed to avoid many patients going to the hospital. They will not only save lives, but help improve the quality of life for many,” the mayor said at the ceremony on Tuesday, January 17. Vascardio Heart and Vascular Instituteand 145 East y 49th Street, Hialeah.
“Today we are not just celebrating a building, we are also celebrating the people who work here, the team of experts dedicated to the residents of Hialeah,” he said.
“If the city does not open its arms and cooperate with these projects, the Dr. may choose Miami Lakes or any other city in Diguez County. I want the relationship between the city, the businessmen and the investors to be productive. We have to be their ally and not a deterrent frustrating them, nor a reason for them to go elsewhere,” the mayor said.
On his behalf, Dr. Dieguez, founder of Vascardio Heart & Vascular Institute, He said the centre, scheduled to open its doors in early 2024, would be like a “mini-hospital” for the care of heart patients.
“I am very proud to have been able to create this center. It was a vision I had many years ago”, explained Diaguez, who has 17 years of experience as a cardiologist and has professional roots in Hialeah. were created.
“Here meshes will be placed on the heart, pacemakers, stents and other types of surgical procedures with a view to the heart. It is the first independent center in South Florida that is specialized in outpatient cardiovascular services, able to provide care to patients without the need to hospitalize them,” emphasized Dieguez.
This will be the second phase of the center once the building is ready Vascardio Heart & Vascular Institute, In the first, stress tests are performed, coils are implanted, and percutaneous angioplasty is performed to improve blood flow in cholesterol-clogged arteries.
The second phase is a surgical center where minimally invasive procedures will be performed. Therefore, it requires certain requirements. It will have two surgical rooms which will work together and allow the practice of 20 to 25 procedures in a day. It will have 8 recovery beds which will help maintain treatment flow and efficient patient management.
According to the doctor, the risk of complications from the procedures performed there is 1 in 100,000. “Patients would come in, they would undergo a 15-minute intervention, and after two or three hours they would go home.”
Civil works of the modern center, “which will serve 2,000 patients a month,” will cost $5 million, said Oscar Morajon, president of John Bell ConstructionThe company in charge of the construction of the building.
The incidence of heart attacks and coronary diseases is higher in Hialeah than in other areas in the north of the state. This is one factor that DiGuez took into account when designing the new center. “In addition, Vascardio has been in this sector for many years and we want to leverage our recognition.”
Among others, the event was attended by Hialeah Chamber of Commerce Board President Mandy Lanes, local councilmen Carl Zogby, Jesús Tundidor and Vivian Casals Muñoz as well as businessman Daryl Fernandez, founder of the Hialeah Chamber of Commerce. let’s pour inc,