What is Cardiac Surgery?
It is a surgical treatment on the heart performed by cardiac surgeons. All other treatments like medicines, lifestyle changes and medical procedures cannot be used or haven’t worked cardiac surgery may be an option. Now almost all the major tertiary care center provides Cardiac Surgery. This surgery is commonly used for treating complications like Ischemic heart disease (example, Artery bypass grafting in coronary), congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease caused by various reasons includes endocarditis and also heart transplantation.
Why Cardiac Surgery?
Care for your healing incisions
Recognize signs of infection or other complications
Cope with after-effects of surgery
Recovery period for open-heart surgery may take 6-12 weeks
"Beating heart" and MIS surgery requires less recovery period
Advise on daily activities, such as working, driving, physical activity etc. is given
Ongoing care after your surgery will include periodic checkups