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CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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The vision of Harshitha’s Cardiothoracic Surgery wing is to provide the highest quality surgical cardiac care at an affordable price. Training and skill development is given due importance and the centre’s primary focus is Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS), as well as routine CABG and valve repair. Quality has always been our vision & mission, and our outcomes and results are benchmarked to the best. The centre has extensive experience in common surgical cardiac procedures such CABGs, where beating heart off-pump surgeries are routinely performed, as well as reparative techniques and re-constructive techniques of the valve, such as mitral valve repair.

In a nutshell, we are a one-stop solution for patients with any surgical cardiac ailments to get the best possible quality of care, but at very affordable prices and with assured outcomes. With our facilities and infrastructure, we also provide comprehensive care for neonates, children and adolescents with heart disease as well as adults with congenital heart diseases. Our team aspires to be the preferred referral centre for the treatment of paediatric and congenital heart conditions in the South.

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Our Cardiothoracic Surgeons performing a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

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OUR PRINCIPLES

Minimal intervention

Highest quality of care

Assured outcomes

Affordable pricing

MICS Specialists

Harshitha’s Cardiothoracic Surgery team is one of the few Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS) experts in Southern India. MICS is performed through a small incision made under the patient’s breast, whereby our surgeons use special instruments to access the heart through the rib cage. The incision is about 2 to 4 inches instead of the 6- to 8-inch incision required for a traditional sternotomy.

 

The benefits of this approach include a smaller incision and scar, lower risk of infection, less bleeding, less trauma, a potentially decreased hospital stay and a quicker return to normal activities. The average stay after minimally invasive cardiac surgery is 3 to 5 days, while the average stay after traditional open surgery is 5 days. Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery can be used as an approach to valve repair, valve replacement, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

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Pictured above  Our Cardiothoracic surgeons performing a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

The Cardiothoracic Surgery centre is staffed by one of the region’s most experienced team of heart surgeons. The department has performed a total of 227 procedures over a period of 3 years.

 

Our infrastructure includes:

  • 3 dedicated Operating Theatres (OT)

  • 10 adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds

  • 4 Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds

 

The department is equipped with state-of-the-art heart lung machines and other cardiovascular surgical accessories to perform the most complex surgical procedures.

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Boundless Surgical Expertise  

Harshitha Hospitals' Cardiothoracic surgery centre is staffed with  experts who are skilled in performing a multitude of life-saving cardiothoracic surgeries. Some of our routine procedures include:

Valve Replacement & Repairs

Mitral Valve Replacement, Aortic Valve Replacement, Double Valve Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair and Aortic Valve Repair.

Aneurysm Repairs

The complex surgical procedure, Aortic Aneurysm Repair - is routinely performed with a high success rate.

MICS (Minimally Invasive)

A minimally invasive approach to CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft) as well as Mitral Valve Replacement (MVR).

Septal Defect Repairs

Surgical reparation procedures of congenital ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) and VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect).