Reggio, heart patient boy rushed to pediatric cardiac surgery in Taormina


By John

A patient was transferred in emergency from Calabria to the pediatric cardiac surgery in Taormina. It's the second in the last 48 hours. The boy – congenital adult – transported by air ambulance from the Melacrino Morelli Hospital in Reggio Calabria, he is a heart patient with a haemorrhagic complication and must undergo emergency surgery.

«It is the second emergency in the space of just 48 hours – states Sasha Agati, director of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery of Taormina – another patient, in fact, was transferred in the night between last Saturday and Sunday to our department and has already undergone a procedure of interventional cardiology”. There are currently 21 children hospitalized in Taormina.