This involves the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs within the thorax (chest) where surgeons generally treat diseases and other conditions related to the heart and lungs. These include but are not limited to operations such as heart by-pass and open-heart surgeries.
Gleneagles Hospitals boasts state-of-the-art equipment combined with a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, cardiologists, nurses and aftercare specialists to deliver to professional and experienced medical care.
With heart disease cases on the rise due to sedentary lifestyles, poor diets, heavy smoking as well as diabetes and hot tropical climates, most patients develop coronary artery issues in their mid forties.
Cardiothoracic surgery is the newest development in medical surgery which combines the diligence and meticulous approach to both diagnosis and treatment – each patient receives the highest level of professional attention from their personalised team of medical professionals.