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A Record Number of Bypasses Made at the University Clinical Centre

Ljubljana, 7 December - Tomislav Klokocovnik, a specialist cardiovascular surgeon at the Ljubljana Clinical Centre, together with a team of experts performed an extremely complicated heart surgery making five bypasses to a patient on Wednesday morning. In addition to the record number of bypasses, the surgery was also special in that it was performed "off-pump", which means that the heart continued to beat throughout the surgery. Thus the Clinical Centre experts once again proved they belong to world's best surgeons conducting difficult surgeries.

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