|Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). Vascular surgery is a specialty of surgery in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. The specialty evolved from general and cardiac surgery.
The dedicated team, comprising senior cardiologists, cardiothoracic & vascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, cardiac nurses, perfusionists, physiotherapists and other support staff provide comprehensive cardiac care under one roof. Fully equipped for non-invasive investigations like Transthoracic and Trans esophageal echocardiography and treadmill testing and has a state of the art Digital Cardiac Catheterization lab and advanced Gamma Camera supported by the nuclear medicine department and has been routinely performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. Apart from the routine diagnostic invasive procedures like angiography and catheterization studies, the centre performs coronary and peripheral angioplasty (Angioplasties of the leg for other blood vessels) with stenting and balloon valvuloplasty for all valvular lesions. Device and coil closure of PDA and device closure of ASD are being performed on patients of all ages. Providing department is having an electrophysiological department performing routine Electro Physiology (EP) studies and Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA). Head Up Tilt Testing (HUTT) facility is also available for the diagnosis of syncope (Loss of Consciousness). Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD) implantation for the prevention of cardiac arrest, Biventricular pacing therapy for heart failure in addition to routine temporary and permanent pacemaker implantation are being performed here.
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