Centre for Day Case Surgery

  • ZAO

In recent years, increasing regulatory pressures and patient preferences have resulted in a growing number of operations being performed on a day case basis. In response to this development, Ludwigshafen Hospital opened its Centre for Day Case Surgery (Zentrum für Ambulante Operationen, ZAO) in October 2004.
The ZAO comprises four day case surgery clinics:

Thanks to constant developments occurring in the field of surgery and anaesthesia a number of surgical procedures that used to involve a stay in hospital can now be performed on a day case basis, without the highest standards of quality and safety being compromised in any way.