Cardiovascular Surgery

This type of surgery is on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons.

  • In open heart surgery, the patient’s heart is opened and surgery is performed on the muscles, valves, or arteries of the heart. Open-heart surgery is used to do CABG, repair or replace heart valves, treat atrial fibrillation, do heart transplants, and place vads and tahs.
  • Heart transplant surgery is an open heart surgery to remove a person’s diseased heart and replace it with a healthy heart from a deceased donor. After you’ve had surgery to place your donor’s heart, you’ll stay in the intensive care unit (ICU). You’ll generally be moved to a regular hospital room after a few days in the ICU, and you’ll usually remain in the hospital for one or two weeks.
  • Surgeons also use beating heart bypass surgery is also called Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, surgery to restore blood flow to the heart.
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a type of surgery that restores normal blood flow to an obstructed coronary artery.
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization is a type of surgery that uses a laser to treat angina and make tiny channels through the heart muscle and into the lower-left chamber of the heart (the left ventricle).
  • In most cases, Heart Valve Repair or Replacement is an open heart operation that replaces one or more valve of the heart. This surgery is done when valves are damaged or diseased and do not work the way they should.
  • Arrhythmia Treatment is kind of surgery to treatment of Heart rhythm problems that the heart beat is irregular, too fast, or too slow. Treatments may include:
    • Medication
    • Use a pacemaker that is an implantable device that helps control abnormal heart rhythms.
    • Surgery