Essentially, CO.SA.GA. is a surgical hospital. As such, its Surgical Area is one of the most important parts of its overall performance.
The Surgical Area of CO.SA.GA. is located on the fifth floor of the centre Clínica Santa Teresa it comprises two general operating theatres with the best technological equipment for the procedures performed in the hospital. The area is rounded out by a minor and ambulatory-surgery operating theatre at the Policlínico Santa Cristina.
These multipurpose operating theatres assure quick and high-quality health care in any surgical specialty. In addition, CO.SA.GA. includes a treatment room, a plaster-cast room, and a post-anaesthesia care unit (PACU) where the patients can recover during their immediate post-operative period. The Surgical Area leads directly to the sterilisation service. The laboratory, blood bank and pathological anatomy are closely linked and guarantee a quick performance of diagnostic tests, intraoperative biopsies and the treatment of postoperative samples.
Professionalism, training, prestige, experience, team-work capacity and ongoing improvement are part of the values that can be attributed to the Surgical Area staff: surgeons, anaesthetist and nursing staff guarantee accurate care, which is translated to good results.
CO.SA.GA. makes available to surgeons and to people who need to undergo surgery cutting-edge equipment and high-qualified staff in safe facilities that are based on a process of ongoing improvement and permanent innovation.
All the lighting devices in the operating theatres have been refurbished, laparoscopy and arthroscopy equipment has been improved as well as the air conditioning equipment, allowing to perform orthotic and prosthetic surgery in a safe environment. Thanks to such improvements, our innovative spirit has become a reality and have let the operating theatres of CO.SA.GA. to move forward into the future providing their users with the best solutions.
The team of surgeons and anaesthetists is formed by experienced professionals with an acclaimed career. There is also a stable nursing team which is formed by high-skilled professionals. All these people’s stability, training as well as their professional and personal qualities lead to an orderly functioning of the surgical teams. Thus, in order to perform correctly the surgical procedures, the main focus is on the patient guaranteeing their well-being and safety.