In a labor visit to the Institute for Mother and Child, American prof. Cardiac surgeon. Christopher Berd, who will operate six children with the most complicated heart defects.
Source: B92, Tanjug
Berd is a prominent cardiac surgeon at the Boston Hospital, which has been proclaimed as the best children's hospital in the United States.
Professor Berd will be in Belgrade until February 2, and the patients who will be operating, along with the cardiac surgeons of Serbia, will be candidates for treatment abroad.
The work visit of Professor Berd is funded by the Health Insurance Fund of the Republic, and the cost of operations for six patients is lower than one foreign operation.
The benefits of these visits are multiple, patients operate the best foreign cardiac surgeons, and this is also an opportunity to educate doctors in Serbia.
The Institute has been cooperating with this cardiac surgeon for several years.