Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc

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Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc
Geography
Location Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Brussels, Belgium
Organisation
Care system Private ASBL
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Université catholique de Louvain
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 964
History
Founded 1976
Links
Website http://www.saintluc.be/
Lists Hospitals in Belgium
Other links List of hospitals in Belgium

The Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc (UCL-St-Luc) is a non-profit-making (ASBL) hospital associated with Université catholique de Louvain, and situated in Woluwe, Brussels, Belgium. The hospital opened on the 23 August 1976.

History[edit]

In 1968 the Catholic University of Louvain acquired some land in the east of Brussels which did not have a large hospital at that time. When the university split into two the French-speaking part moved to Ottignies except for the medical faculty, which moved to the Brussels site.

Research[edit]

Being a teaching and university hospital UCL St.-Luc continues to do ground breaking medical research. For example, the first baby born after ovarian transplant[1] and the first photograph of human ovulation.[2]

Special procedures (in 2002)[edit]

Medical equipment[edit]

  • Operating rooms: 23
  • Catheterization and angiography rooms: 5 (4 for adults - 1 for children)

Diagnostic imaging[edit]

  • 4 Cat Scanners of which 1 multi detectors (8 images/sec)
  • 2 MRI
  • 2 MRI for research
  • Nuclear medicine (radioisotope studies)

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Famous people born at Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Scientist First baby born after ovarian transplant 24 September 2004.
  2. ^ New Scientist Human egg makes accidental debut on camera
  3. ^ UCL St.Luc facts and figures

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°51′07.4″N 04°27′08.5″E / 50.852056°N 4.452361°E / 50.852056; 4.452361