Cardiothoracic surgery

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What is cardiothoracic surgery?

Cardiothoracic surgery as a specialty focuses on the surgical treatment of conditions affecting the organs, tissues and bony structures inside the chest, such as heart diseases, lung diseases.

Among the conditions treated by cardiothoracic surgeons are:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Blockages of heart valves
  • Leaking heart valves
  • Enlargement or aneurysms of the chest arteries
  • Heart failure
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pneumothorax 

The cardiologist will diagnose heart disease and treat them with medication, whereas the cardiothoracic surgeon will treat them with open surgery. 

How can BMI Healthcare help?

Our cardiothoracic surgeons perform a range of surgeries that will help improve your quality of life and treat your condition. Undergoing open heart surgery can be a stressful experience, which is why your care team will provide you will all the information and support you need along the way.

 We offer the following procedures(not limited to):

Our consultants will make sure you are on the path to a speedy recovery, monitoring you along the way.

We offer fast, direct and convenient appointments where the consultant can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package.