CIMS division of Adult Cardiac Surgery continues to be a leader in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery with clinical interests and expertise in the operative treatment of coronary artery disease, the treatment of structural heart disease and heart transplants.
Approaches for adult cardiac surgery includes operative treatment of valvular heart disease like valve repair and valve preservation, as well as valve replacement by standard or minimally invasive approaches.
Apart from that aortic surgery program includes open operative approaches, as well as endovascular approaches for all portions of the aorta.
How long does it take to fully recover from open heart surgery?
Your chest that needed to be opened during the operation takes several months to heal completely. Cardiac care rehabilitation is recommended to help with this recovery process.
What are the after effects of bypass surgery?
Side effects often go away within 4 to 6 weeks after surgery, but may include: Discomfort or itching from healing incisions. Swelling of the area where an artery or vein was removed for grafting.
What is the success rate of heart bypass surgery?
Today, more than 95 percent of people who undergo coronary bypass surgery do not experience serious complications, and the risk of death immediately after the procedure is only 1–2 percent.
Can you live a long life after heart attack?
After a first heart attack, most people go on to live a long, productive life.