Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery involves the surgical treatment of diseases affecting the organs inside the chest.

Cardiothoracic surgery is used to treate conditions of the heart, major blood vessels and lungs.

The heart diseases which may lead to a patient requiring  cardiothoracic surgery are:

  • Acquired heart disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Thoracic vascular disease
  • Rhythm disturbances