Hybrid bypass surgery aids speedy recovery!
Hybrid heart surgery is an advanced form of cardiothoracic surgery.
In Open heart surgery an incision is made on the chest in case of heart attack or heart valve disease. In catheters, which are passed through an artery, not suitable for all conditions. Hybrid heart bypass is a combination open heart surgery and catheters
What are the Requirements for Hybrid Heart Surgery?
Cardiac surgeons and interventional cardiologists all experts trained in carrying out the procedures involved.
larger operating room to fit in all the necessary equipment
Equipment to support both procedures.
Which are some of the Hybrid Heart Surgeries Carried out Nowadays?
MIDCAB (minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass)
It is a very good option for single-vessel LAD i.e. left anterior descending coronary artery disease.
TECAB (totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass surgery)
It is using the robot system enables the doctor to have precise movements and also a view of the coronary arteries.
Am I a candidate?
If you don’t have extensive coronary artery disease
If Your LAD is suitable for grafting
If Your other arteries are suitable for stenting
How is Diagnosis carried out?
Brachiocephalic i.e. leading from the heart to the head
Iliac and femoral i.e. supplies the arms and legs
Mesenteric i.e. supplies the intestines with blood
Renal i.e. supplies the kidneys
How to be Prepared?
This surgery requires an in-hospital stay of several days. Doctor will explain the procedure to you .getting your complete medical history, your doctor may perform a complete physical examination. Then it is been ensure that you are in good health before undergoing the procedure.
Notify your doctor if you are:
pregnant or suspect that you are pregnant
sensitive to or allergic to any medications
having a history of bleeding disorders
have a pacemaker
Should stop smoking as early as possible prior to the procedure.
What are the Advantages of Hybrid Heart Surgery?
no need for two separate procedures to treat heart disease
As the open surgery is less complex, the overall risk for the patient is lower. Hence the benefit achieved is similar
Recovery is so fast
This surgery offers you the long-term benefits. As well as having two procedures performed at the same time that will reduce stress on your body. Hybrid procedures include reduced blood loss and a shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery time.