Cardiac Surgery

KG Heart Centre is equipped with two exclusive international standard cardiac operating rooms. The Centre has the capacity & skill to perform various cardiac surgical procedures as follows:

  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgeries – small hole heart surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Beating Heart Surgeries (OPCAB) – CABG without using the heart-lung machine.
  • All types of Valve Repairs
  • All types of Valve Replacements
  • Congenital Heart Surgeries like ASD, VSD, PDA, TOF, etc.,
  • Closed Mitral Valvotomy
  • Aneurysm Surgeries
  • Heart Transplant

In addition to all the above, the Centre also performs all kinds of thoracic, vascular and mediastinal surgeries.

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS)

KG Hospital is the first hospital in Coimbatore to do Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeries. So far, KG Heart Centre has performed ~200 MICS surgeries with 100% success rate.

Advantages of MICS:

  • Shorter recovery period & earlier return to normal activities
  • Post operative recovery discomfort is less
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Lower risk of wound infection
  • Cosmetically excellent compared to regular CABG surgeries
  • Restriction and limitation on lifting weights do not apply as with traditional surgeries

Procedures performed Minimally Invasively at KG Hospital:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • Bentall’s Procedure
  • Ascenting Aortic Arch Replacement

Cardiac Surgery Doctors