What are the different approaches to heart surgeries – Dr. Om Prakasham

by Dr. Om Prakasham Heart Center Coimbatore

There are varied approaches that heart specialists in Coimbatore make use of when performing heart surgery. Let us go through details of common approaches that are utilized.

Approaches to Heart Surgeries

Open Heart Surgery | Off Pump Heart Surgery

The approach used for heart surgeries by Cardiologist Specialist in Coimbatore basically depends upon heart problem patient is facing and his or her health condition. Some of the approaches include:

Open Heart Surgery

In this surgery best Cardiac consultants in India create a large cut for opening patient’s rib cage and then heart operation is carried out. Here open means opening of the chest but if required the surgeon may have to open patient’s heart also.

During surgery the patient is attached to a machine called heart lung bypass machine and the task of this machine is to take over pumping function of patient’s heart so that blood can be taken away from patient’s heart.

This type of surgery is performed for replacing or repairing heart valves, for performing CABG, for treating atrial fibrillation, for placing TAHs and VADs and also for heart transplants.

Off Pump Heart Surgery

Best heart surgeon in Coimbatore carries out beating heart surgery for doing CABG. One thing to point out here is that this type of surgery is not suitable for everyone and your surgeon will consider various aspects to take the right decision.

These aspects consists of factors such as heart problems patient is having, patient’s age, health condition, and other factors that may have a negative effect on outcome of the surgery.


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About Dr. Om Prakasham Junior   Heart Center Coimbatore

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