New Operating Room Features Shorter Stays, Faster Recoveries - Omaha, Nebraska - CHI Health

New Operating Room Features Shorter Stays, Faster Recoveries

Article Date: Aug 9, 2011

OMAHA, Neb. -- Walking alongside his lakefront property with his wife is something Ben Cacioppo does not take for granted.

Earlier this year, the 74-year-old started noticing a tightness in his chest.

"I'd walk half a block and I'd feel this tightness in my chest, and I'd have to stop and rest," he said.

It turns out a heart valve wasn't working, so doctors scheduled a surgery. But what makes Cacioppo's procedure different is that he had it at Bergan Hospital's hybrid operating room.

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Republished with permission from KETV.Com

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