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Cardiac surgery

Cardiac surgery

Cardiovascular surgery is surgery on the heart or arteries performed by cardiac surgeons. Frequently, it is performed to treat complications of ischaemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), to correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease from various causes including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation. The development of cardiac surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass techniques has reduced the mortality rates of these surgeries to relatively low ranks.

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  • Rob Smith

    Rob Smith

    Consultant Cardiologist

    Experience
    16 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Stephen Rex

    Stephen Rex

    Consultant Cardiologist

    Experience
    21 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Khalid Barakat

    Khalid Barakat

    Consultant Cardiologist

    Experience
    24 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Maninder Kalkat

    Maninder Kalkat

    Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    Experience
    26 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • André R Simon

    André R Simon

    Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

    GP referral
    Not required

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