6 February, 2023

aortic surgery days, thanks to cooperation agreement with Italy

These procedures are carried out thanks to a cooperation agreement between El Salvador and Italy.

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The Savior – The Ministry of Health developed, a day of aortic surgeries at the Rosales National Hospital, which had the collaboration of the specialist doctor of the San Bortolo Hospital, from Vicenza, Italy, Paolo Magagna. Throughout the week there will be four surgeries that will be performed.

These procedures are carried out thanks to a cooperation agreement between El Salvador and Italy. This is the seventh mission in the country and as part of the whole project it is planned to carry out 25 aortic surgeries, pointed out the Italian specialist and added that this has the collaboration of the two teams, through the exchange from which it comes.

The cardiologist at Hospital Rosales, William Funes, who is part of the salvadoran team that participates in the surgeries, argued that this type of collaboration enriches human resources, who is very receptive to new knowledge and shared techniques.