Best Minimal Invasive Heart ,
Surgeon In Jaipur
Heart surgery is conventionally performed by cutting through the breastbone or sternum. Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery is a newer form of heart surgery in India. In this technique, the heart is approached through the side of the chest via a small 2-3 inches incision. This cut is placed just under the nipple. The chest is entered between the ribs without cutting any bones. Manipal Hospital’s minimally invasive heart surgeons now routinely access the heart through smaller incisions and with specialized surgical types of equipment
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The procedure of Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
In this particular procedure, several small incisions are made on the left side of the chest to operate between the ribs. This sometimes gives the cardiac surgeon much better access to the heart. Also, since the incisions are smaller, there is much lesser blood loss. Some of the minimally invasive heart surgeries may need the heart to be stopped momentarily and attaching a heart-lung bypass machine to ensure a proper supply of blood through the body.
Even though the minimally invasive open-heart surgery may seem like a panacea for all risks of traditional open-heart surgery, it may not be so. Not everyone is a candidate for a minimally invasive heart bypass surgery. Who should undergo this procedure is determined by the consulting doctor based on certain parameters like
- Medical history of diseases like diabetes
- Age and activity
- Physical fitness
- Any previous heart ailments
- Tobacco or alcohol consumption habits
Benefits of Minimal Invasive Heart Surgery
First and foremost is the fact that no bones are cut. This has several advantages in reducing pain, retaining function, and having a positive effect on breathing.
Less Recovery Time
Unlike traditional heart surgery, return to normal life including driving or other activities is not disrupted and can be started almost immediately.
Lower complication risk
Infection and bleeding are risks of open-heart surgery. While the same risks exist for the minimally invasive approach, the chances of experiencing such complications are lower.
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Manipal Hospitals maintains its leadership position in cardiovascular medicine by providing high-quality patient care and the latest and best surgical options – including minimally invasive heart surgery.
With an open-heart surgery, return to normal activities is usually about six to 12 weeks; with minimally invasive, it’s more like two to four weeks of recovery.
The biggest disadvantage is that, unfortunately, not everyone is a good candidate for a minimally invasive cardiac procedure. However, surgeons are still discovering new ways to apply the techniques of minimally invasive cardiac surgery, so with time more and more people will be able to benefit from the procedure.
as a rule of thumb, patients who have undergone a minimally invasive cardiac procedure are usually able to resume most or all of their normal, everyday activities – including driving – within two to four weeks after their surgery.