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Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery is a specialty that deals with surgical procedures involving the heart, lungs, and other organs in the chest. These thoracic surgeries are performed to treat a range of conditions. Cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons are trained in advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive procedures, which involve smaller incisions and reduced recovery times. They work closely with other healthcare professionals, including cardiologists, pulmonologists, and critical care specialists, to provide comprehensive care to patients. The goal of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery is to improve the health and quality of life of patients with heart and lung conditions, and to reduce the risk of serious complications, such as heart attack or stroke.

The goal of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery is to improve the health and quality of life of patients with heart and lung conditions, and to reduce the risk of serious complications, such as heart attack or stroke.

Services

A team of experienced CVTS Surgeons is available round the clock to treat acute cardiac emergencies along with a wide range of procedures like

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) – off-pump beating heart
  • Valve surgeries (MVR,AVR, DVR)
  • Congenital heart surgeries
  • Aortic and pulmonary artery surgeries.
  • Minimal invasive cardiac surgery (MICS)
  • Redo cardiac surgeries / Thoracic surgeries
  • Vascular surgeries / Specialised surgeries
  • RF ablation for varicose veins

Facilities

The Department is equipped with the most advanced technologies in Intensive Care Units Operation Theaters, such as:

  • Digital cardiac catheterization
  • Computerised treadmill test
  • 24-hour Holter monitoring systems
  • 2D Echo
  • Colour doppler
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Electrophysiology laboratory

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FAQ’S

How experienced is the surgeon in performing cardiovascular or thoracic surgeries?

The surgeon performing cardiovascular or thoracic surgeries is highly experienced, having completed numerous successful procedures in their specialty. 

Will I have scars after the surgery, and will they be permanent?

Yes, you may have scars after Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Whether the scars will be permanent or not depends on various factors such as the type of surgery, individual healing capabilities, and proper wound care. In some cases, the scars may fade over time and become less noticeable, but they may not completely disappear. It’s important to discuss this with your surgeon, as they can provide more specific information based on your particular surgery and individual circumstances.

What are the potential risks and complications associated with the surgery?

Like any surgery, there are risks and complications associated with cardiovascular or thoracic procedures, which will be discussed with you in detail prior to the surgery.

How long is the recovery period after cardiovascular or thoracic surgery?

The recovery period after cardiovascular or thoracic surgery varies depending on the procedure, but typically ranges from a few weeks to a couple of months.

Will I need to make any lifestyle changes before or after the surgery?

Depending on your specific condition, lifestyle changes such as diet modifications, exercise routines, and smoking cessation may be recommended before and after surgery.

Are there alternative treatment options to consider apart from surgery?

While surgery is often necessary for certain conditions, non-surgical treatment options will be explored and discussed with you, providing alternatives to consider if appropriate.

How long will the surgery take, and will I be under general anaesthesia?

The duration of the surgery depends on the specific procedure and individual factors, and you will be under general anaesthesia for the surgery.

Will I have any restrictions or limitations on physical activities after the surgery?

Physical activity restrictions and limitations will be discussed with you during the post-operative period to ensure optimal healing and recovery.

What kind of post-operative care will be provided, and how will pain management be handled?

Post-operative care will include pain management strategies tailored to your needs, which may involve a combination of medication, physical therapy, and follow-up visits to monitor your progress.

Will I have a dedicated care team during my cardiovascular or thoracic surgery and recovery?Yes, you will have a dedicated care team consisting of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who specialise in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. They will provide comprehensive care, closely monitor your condition during the surgery, and support your recovery process to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Yes, you will have a dedicated care team consisting of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who specialise in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. They will provide comprehensive care, closely monitor your condition during the surgery, and support your recovery process to ensure the best possible outcomes.

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