CTVS Department is headed by Dr. Satish Mathew, MS, M.Ch, FIACS as Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon. He has performed over 4000 open heart surgeries with 99.5% success rate. He has earlier worked as a Consultant cardiac surgeon in the Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi for over 6 years, which performs nearly 5000 Open Heart Surgeries every year with a very high success rate. He has been involved with beating heart surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve replacement & repairs, arrhythmia surgery, aortic & peripheral vascular surgeries. Apart from this he was also involved with the State of the art Robotic Cardiac Surgery using the DaVinci Robotic System, at EHIRC, New Delhi. He was instrumental in performing open heart surgeries at Norvic Heart Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal in 2003. He is a Fellow of the Indian Asoociation of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons; Ex-Lecturer, C.M.C. & Brown Memorial Hospital, Ludhiana. He has published papers in various national and international journals and also presented scientific papers at international meetings.
Dr. Mathew is assisted by Dr Tauseef Akhtar,MS and Consultant Anaesthesiologists Dr. Reetesh Arora and Dr. Shireen Varghese with highly experienced Senior perfusionist Dr. Sandeep Kadanga, OT technicians and staff nurses.
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery (Ctvs) Deptt.
KHHI has one state-of-the-art, zero bacteria operation theatre each with HEPA filtered laminar airflow system, equipped with special ALM (France) surgical lights, Fully electronic OT Table (SCHMITZ ,Germany) operating table, anaesthesia machine (Dragger) and (TEE) Phillips C50 transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) machine. The operation theatre has one latest heart-lung machine JOSTRA (HL20), two IABP Machines IABP CS 100 Maquet -1, IABP Arrow AC3 series -1 and are equipped to perform all types of cardiovascular surgeries.
KHHI Cardiac Surgical Team
Post Operative Intensive Care and Step Down Units
It is 18 bedded Intensive Care Unit with state-of-the-art monitors from Agilent Technologies (Germany), Central monitoring system and Defibrillators from (Hewlett Packard ,USA).
• Off Pump CABG - triple Bypass
• 1st Post Op day in Cardiac
• Recovery Room
There are also 5 single ICU rooms with monitors to provide special care. With a view to provide maximum attention to patient care, KHHI has provided one is to one Nursing Care in the Post Operative Intensive Care and Step-Down Units.
Facilities Of Cardiac Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
Open Heart Surgery
• Coronary Artery By-pass Graft (CABG), Aortic Valve Replacement, Mitral Valve Replacement, LA-MYXOMA excision, RSOV Repair.
• Combined procedures like CABG with Valve Replacement or CABG with Carotid Endarterectomy or CABG with Vascular Bypass Operations.
Closed Heart Surgery
• Coarctation Repair, Closed Mitral Commissurotomy.