A hybrid operating room (OR) suite combines a cardiac catheterization (cath) lab with an operating room. Traditionally, people with potential heart problems had to go to a cath lab for diagnosis and possibly a catheter procedure. However, if open heart surgery became necessary, they had to move to a regular OR.
A hybrid OR suite lets heart doctors diagnose problems and perform both catheter and surgical procedures in the same room. It also offers highly advanced, state-of-the-art imaging techniques. This allows heart doctors to combine aspects of catheter procedures with surgery.
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Conditions Treated in a Hybrid Operating Room
You may receive treatment in a hybrid OR suite a range of conditions, including:
Benefits of a Hybrid OR Suite
A hybrid OR suite offers immediate access to:
What to Expect During Hybrid Cardiac Surgery at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican Hospitals
With a hybrid OR suite, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, and interventional radiologists can work together in the same room. This means the patient can stay in the same room without moving around from one area to another. Seconds count in a cardiothoracic crisis, and a hybrid OR suite eliminates time to move a patient. This also reduces the risk of infection.
Other benefits include:
- Less radiation exposure from the imaging machines
- Shorter procedure times
- Less need for intensive care unit (ICU) care
- Reduced hospital stays
- Faster recovery
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican hospitals offers cardiac treatments in a state-of-the-art hybrid operating room in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV.