Open-heart Surgery Now Available at Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center
August 27, 2007
From the Boulder County Business Report
Good news for Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center patients with heart problems. Dr. Thomas Matthew of Boulder Valley Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery performed the first open-heart surgery at the hospital on Thursday, June 21. The surgery was successful, and the patient was discharged four days later. Additional open-heart surgery cases are being reviewed, and surgery will take place very soon, according to Matthew.