The Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery have successfully operated upon more than 2000 cases of complicated coronary artery bypass surgeries, 578 valve replacements, 121 valve repairs, 156 infant and pediatric complex congenital cardiac surgeries already, since its inception on 2nd April, 2008. Along with the surgical group, there is a dedicated team of Cardiac anesthesiologists and Intensivists, who ensure round the clock bedside care in the CTVS ITU. The team has done more than 20000 cases of Heart Surgery in the city of Kolkata. They perform "Total Arterial CABG with LIMA RIMA Y", the most modern form of bypass surgery known. Apart from routine CABG, many cases of "Coronary artery Endarterectomy", Left Ventricular remodeling procedures, (DOR Procedure) anterior coronary wall reconstruction procedures with vein patch, Post Infarct VSD have also been done in this hospital.
All types of valvular heart Surgery, including Repairs, Replacements and Ross procedures, Aortic Root Replacements has been successfully performed in The Mission Hospital.
But what sets this department apart from other hospitals is the successful neonatal and pediatric cardiac surgical program, which is being run. We have already performed 56 complex cardiac surgeries that require very high degree of technical dexterity, knowledge about infant physiology and dedicated intensive care and infrastructure. There has been no mortality till date in this specialty.
Along with the surgical group, there is a dedicated team of Cardiac anesthesiologists and Intensivists, who ensure round the clock bedside care in the CTVS ITU, led by Dr. A. Bangabash, and Dr. Nityanand Sinha.