Archive for Tuesday, October 10, 2006

KU hospital opens center for heart care

October 10, 2006


The University of Kansas Hospital on Monday opened the $77 million, 238,000-square-foot Center for Advanced Heart Care, the second stand-alone heart care facility in the Kansas City area.

The facility, on 39th Street in Kansas City, Kan., has been under construction for nearly three years. The facility includes more than 110 patient beds, four catheterization labs, three electrophysiology suites, and four cardiovascular operating rooms, which will be used for heart, vascular and thoracic surgery. The facility also will house the Chest Pain Center and the Emergency Department, a Level 1 Trauma program.


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