30 September 2020
Treating arteriosclerosis and cardiac arrhythmia in a single operation
Thanks to a new method, patients of Maastricht UMC+ can be treated in one single operation for vascular disorders (arteriosclerosis) and heart arrhythmia. This is done by making just a couple of small incisions in the chest. The patient is spared a second operation and in addition, this form of...
22 June 2020
New technique used to treat blood clot in the heart
For the first time in Europe, surgeons at Maastricht UMC+ have used a new technique to treat a blood clot in the heart of a patient with atrial fibrillation. Using laparoscopy on the still beating heart, doctors were able to isolate the clot and enclose it in what is called the atrial appendage....