A da Vinci robotic surgery system was opened at "Mother's Home", which will be able to be used by patients from all over the country. The value of the equipment is BGN 6 million and will allow bloodless operations to be performed.
The director of the medical facility, Prof. Dr. Ivan Kostov, said in the "Bulgaria Morning" studio that the institution is more than a century old and, in addition to births, also deals with gynecological treatments, so with its new acquisition, it will there are many possibilities.
"Every insured woman will have access to this technology. Of course, like any modern thing, it has its stage. The robot itself is very expensive, the clinical pathway and it is expensive, so my appeal to people is to provide in order to seek quality he althcare," pointed out Prof. Kostov.
In front of Bulgaria ON AIR, the director of "Mother's House" explained that the training of specialists to work with the "Da Vinci" system is now coming.
He called on people to get insurance, because otherwise after that the hospitals would have to look for their money from the patients.
"It comes to the paradox of making them pay for the medical service, which is normal for all civilized countries. The majority of uninsured women are from minorities," explained Prof. Ivan Kostov.
See more in the Bulgaria ON AIR video.