Beating Heart Surgery - without General Anesthesia

May 14, 2009

No blood thinners needed, either. And the patient was chatting while his surgical team was finishing up a complex heart bypass.

No, it wasn't in China - nor the U.S. or Japan or France, where health care spending as a portion of GDP is the highest in the world.

Read for yourself how frugal approaches to health care can teach developed countries to be more innovative.

Category: Words to the Wise
Filed under: Heart Disease, Developing Areas