Heart Transplant and Heart Valves Surgery

Valve damage means the valve requires replacement and most of the time involves the aortic or mitral valve. It is also used to treat any valve disease that is life-threatening. Some patients may need more than one valve repaired. Patients with valvular heart disease have experienced symptoms such as shortness of breath and tiredness because their valves no longer work properly.

During heart valve surgery, the doctor has to make a long cut in the breastbone and through surgery into the chest as well. It is majorly invasive and the healing can take several weeks, or even more depending on the condition of the individual. Newer, less invasive procedures are available for some types of valvular heart disease.

Heart Valves Surgery in Bangalore

Dr.Ganeshakrishnan Iyer has been involved in various heart valve surgeries in Bangalore during his stint with Vikram Hospital and Aster Hospital. Dr.Iyer has extensive experience in heart valve surgery in Bangalore for adults and children. Dr.Iyer is highly competent and possess varied kinds of surgical skills in the area of heart valve surgery.
Patients having bypass surgery have evidence of improved circulation to the heart, and can avoid CHD hospitalizations. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) surgery has helped improve quality of life and survival rates for patients having myocardial infarctions (heart attacks).

Chronic heart disease is a condition in which an abnormal deposit of plaque is created inside the coronary artery. This buildup happens when too much cholesterol, calcium, and other substances get into the large arteries supplying oxygen-rich blood to your heart.

Bypass Surgery of Heart

Coronary bypass surgery of the heart redirects blood around a section of a blocked or partially blocked artery in your heart. The procedure involves getting a healthy blood vessel from your leg arm or chest. The connected vessels below and above the blocked one help to improve the blood flow.

Bypass surgeries can open clogged or blocked blood vessels in the heart, facilitating blood flow. It does not cure the underlying conditions causing the blockages, such as atherosclerosis and coronary artery diseases, however it is an effective treatment in shortening your recovery time.

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