December 3, 2011
Staff Photo: Jason Braverman Chris Trocchio, chief perfusionist at Gwinnett Medical Center, talks about the machine he operates during cardiac surgeries which is vital to keeping patients' hearts and lungs running during a procedure. Gwinnett Medical Center's Strickland Heart Center is a state-of-the-art facility that features $8 million of the latest life-saving technology and represents a $33 million capital investment.
A look at the Gwinnett Medical Center's Strickland Heart Center, a 40,000 square foot, stare-of-the-art facility.
Staff Photo: Jason Braverman The new catheterization labs became operational for patients this past week at the Gwinnett Medical Center's Strickland Heart Center. The two new catheterization labs bring GMC's total to four. They are projected to serve 4,000 patients per year.
Staff Photo: Jason Braverman Dr. Manfred Sandler, who played a key role in bringing open heart surgery to Gwinnett Medical Center, shows the Admission and Recovery Unit for cardiac catherization patients. It includes 12 private recovery bays (shown) that are sized to allow for patient and family interaction.