|HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2005--Dynacq Healthcare Inc. (OTCBB:DYII - News) announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas on April 7, 2005, confirmed the plan of reorganization of Vista Hospital of Baton Rouge, LLC ("VHBR"), an indirect majority-owned subsidiary of Dynacq. VHBR had filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on October 8, 2004. The plan of reorganization provides that VHBR will pay all of its creditors in full. VHBR expects to emerge from bankruptcy on or about April 18, 2005. VHBR operates Vista Surgical Hospital of Baton Rouge, a 35-bed facility with four surgical suites. The Baton Rouge Facility's primary areas of practice include bariatric surgery, general surgery, pain management and cosmetic surgery.
Dynacq Healthcare, Inc. (www.dynacq.com) is a holding company. Its subsidiaries provide surgical healthcare services and related ancillary services through hospital facilities and outpatient surgical centers.
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