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Category: 1980s

1980s Logo

The blue and red logo is introduced with the signature heart and lungs represented in the capital letter D.

President Fryczynski

Stanly H. Fryczynski, Jr. served as president from 1980 to 1983 and then again from 1986 to 1994.

Deborah’s First Balloon Angioplasty

Vladir Maranhao, MD, affectionately known as “Dr. Mara” performed Deborah’s first percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) or balloon angioplasty. Dr. Mara also performed Deborah’s first cardiac catheterization in 1959 and spent 28 years at Deborah Heart and Lung Center as a cardiologist, chairman of the department of cardiovascular diseases and..Read More

Hospital Foundation Gets A New Headquarters

Eva Cymrot from Fort Lauderdale Florida donated $1 million in the name of her deceased husband, Alexander E. Cymrot, for the two-story, 15,000-square-foot office building now the headquarters of the Deborah Hospital Foundation.

First Computerized Cath Lab Opens

The first advanced, fully-computerized cardiac catheterization laboratory opened in 1986. Today, cardiac catheterization is the most widely performed procedure at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, used both as a diagnostic and interventional tool.

Deborah Launches First Human Heart Valve Bank in Northeast

Deborah Heart and Lung Center established the first human heart valve bank in the Northeastern United States in 1986. Led by the clinical research institute, Deborah was the first in the region to perform human valve transplants used in replacement and reconstructive cardiac surgery.

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