The cardiac team of the OLV clinic explains how they react and adapt to the changing environments in healthcare and technology and how they responded to the COVID-19 crisis. Read the annual report here >>
The Hindu Newspaper writes about doctors at Apollo Hospitals who performed a minimally invasive robotic hybrid revascularisation surgery to treat blockages in two major blood vessels of a 63-year-old patient. The procedure was a combination of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery with robotic assistance, followed by a stenting procedure. This, according to… Read more
During the Week of the Heart a dutch documentary was made, stretching the importance of prevention and screening. It highlights once more the significant role of the OLV Clinic Aalst, Belgium, in the development of optimal state-of-the-art surgical solution for their patients. This video broadcast Dr. Frank Van Praet during a succesfull medical intervention. https://vimeo.com/363513999
In this four days human cadaveric truly hands-on course I want to prepare participants to be really ready to start an endoscopic mitral valve program. In more than twenty years of teaching and guiding surgeons by case-observation and later proctoring I have been a personal witness of the huge gap between being a good surgeon,… Read more
Med. scientific information for professional healthcare providers and surgeons, including an article about how Dr. Frank Van Praet and his team, by close collaboration with the cardiologists, discuss the best strategy for their patients. Read the magazine in PDF here: OLV Inside Out – Dec. 2017
Dutch newspaper talks about the trend of Dutch patients traveling to the OLV Aalst Clinic in Belgium for complex cardiac and mitral valve surgery by Dr. Frank Van Praet. (Dutch Article). Read the full article here or watch the newscast below.
Het OLV Hartcentrum omvat twee medische diensten: Cardiologie en Cardiovasculaire & Thoracale heelkunde. Samen met 29 andere medische diensten maken zij deel uit van het OLV Ziekenhuis, één van de grootste niet-universitaire ziekenhuizen in België. Lees hun jaarbrochure van 2016 hier: Jaarbrochure Hartcentrum OLV Aalst