Minimally invasive heart surgery entails making small incisions in the right side of the chest between the ribs rather than cutting through the breastbone as in open-heart surgery to reach the heart. It can be complicated and requires professional assistance from the best cardiologists. You can trust CARE Hospitals for the same. Various cardiac problems can be treated using minimally invasive heart surgery. For many people, this type of surgery can result in less pain and a faster recovery than open-heart surgery.
Risks For Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at CARE Hospitals
There are a lot of complicated heart problems that can be sorted with the help of minimally invasive cardiac surgery at CARE Hospitals. Although the procedure is beneficial for many, it still requires preliminary tests and examinations. Minimally invasive procedures can be performed for;
Aortic valve replacement
Atrial septal defect
Patent foramen ovale closure
Atrioventricular septal defect surgery
Coronary artery bypass surgery
Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
Mitral valve repair or replacement
Coronary artery bypass surgery
Tricuspid valve repair or replacement
The following are the benefits you can avail of after the minimally invasive cardiac surgery at CARE Hospitals-
Lessor no blood loss
Decreased risk of infection
No trauma and pain
Shorter time in the hospital with faster recovery and quicker return to normal routine
Smaller or less noticeable scars and wounds
Treatment and diagnosis
Not everyone’s health is suitable for minimally invasive heart surgery. Our doctors and treatment team at CARE Hospitals may work with you to see if it's a viable therapy for you.
Our doctors may evaluate your medical history and run tests to learn more about your heart health to assess whether minimally invasive heart surgery is the best option for you. These are also known as preliminary tests for the heart.
Minimally invasive heart surgery is a difficult technique that necessitates professional training and experience. You may be directed to a medical institution that has surgeons and a surgical team with the necessary skills in minimally invasive procedures but can have a bad experience. CARE Hospitals have doctors working towards heart issues for decades.
Our doctors and treatment team at CARE Hospitals will explain what to expect before, during, and after minimally invasive heart surgery, as well as the potential hazards involved.
Concerns you have regarding your surgery may be discussed with you thoroughly before the operation.
Before your surgery, the doctor or another member of your treatment team may share advance directives or other information with you.
In body areas where the treatment may take place, you may need to shave your hair. To lessen the chance of infection, your skin may be cleansed with a specific antiseptic soap.
Before you go to the hospital for the operation, talk to your family about how long you'll be there and what kind of care you'll need when you get home.
When you return home, the doctor and treatment team at CARE Hospitals may give you guidelines to follow during your rehabilitation.
Treatment of minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Operative-assisted heart surgery, thoracoscopic surgery, and surgery through a small incision in the chest are all examples of minimally invasive heart surgery (direct less invasive access heart surgery). Surgeons access your heart through small incisions between your ribs of all types.
To assist the surgeon to examine the internals of your body, a device with a small video camera is placed into one of the incisions.
A heart-lung bypass machine, similar to that used in open-heart surgery, is used in the majority of minimally invasive cardiac treatments. During the process, the machine keeps blood flowing through your body via a drip.
After the procedure of minimally invasive cardiac surgery
In most cases, you'll spend a day or two in the intensive care unit (ICU). All the drugs and fluids are given to the Intravenous (IV) lines.
Other tubes may drain urine from your bladder as well as fluid and blood from your chest during operation.
Oxygen can be administered by a face mask or nasal prongs.
Following your stay in the ICU, you may be transferred to a regular hospital room for a few days.
Your stay in the ICU and hospital may be determined by your medical condition and procedure.
Our treatment team will also;
Keep an eye on your health and look for symptoms of infection in incision areas.
Keep an eye on your blood pressure, respiration, and heart rate.
Keep a check on your vitals.
Deal with the pain post-surgery.
Get up and walk with you to gradually increase your activity level.
Show you how to perform deep breathing exercises to cough to keep your lungs clear.
Why Choose CARE Hospitals
All the treatments given at CARE Hospitals are standardised and of high quality. We are known worldwide for our reputation treatments and diagnosis. During your recuperation, our doctors at CARE Hospitals may give you advice on how to look for indications of infection, care for your incisions, take medications, and manage discomfort. When you're ready, the doctor may inform you when to resume normal activities like working, driving, and exercising.
Cardiology at CARE Hospitals is known for its excellent patient care, and state-of-the-art technology. There are a lot of potential benefits of invasive cardiac surgery over open-heart surgery. If the procedure is performed with professional hands it can be a patient’s life saviour. Our comprehensive team of experts work dedicatedly towards making the best possible surgery for the people.
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