Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (Chest and Heart/Lung)

Aortic Surgeries:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Open)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (with Stent Graft)
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoracic-Abdominal Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (with stent graft)

Heart Valve Surgery:

  • Aortic Valve
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve
  • Tricuspid Valve
  • Pulmonic Valve
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve (TAV)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve MitraClip

Heart Surgery:

  • Heart Biopsy
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • CABG Beating Heart/Minimally Invasive/On Pump
  • Repair of Congenital Heart Defects
  • Minimally Invasive Convergent Maze Procedure
  • Open Concomitant Maze Procedure

Lung Surgery:

  • Lung Biopsy
  • Removal of lobe or lung tissue

Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery:

  • Aortobifemoral Bypass
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Thoracic (Lung) cases
  • Thymectomy

Other Surgery:

  • Sternal fixation/repair of fractured (broken Sternum)
  • Thymectomy
  • Zinker's Diverticulectomy
  • Treatment for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Resources

Edwards TAVR
Edwards Sapien Transcatheter Heart Valve* One of the very first transcatheter aortic valves for patients who are high risk or too sick to undergo open heart surgery. This transcatheter valve replacement era represents a major achievement in the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis. Learn about the benefits and innovation of the TAVR Procedure.
Medtronic TAVR
A transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure (TAVR) is less invasive than open heart surgery. The entire procedure typically takes approximately 1–2 hours. Your heart team will determine whether you should have a mild sedative or general anesthesia.
Abbott MitraClip Repair
MitraClip therapy is the world’s first transcatheter mitral valve repair that delivers a therapeutic option when no other option exists.
Arrhythmia Answers: Help for Heart Rhythm Disorders
From St. Jude Medical, learn about heart rhythm disorders including avialable treatment options.
Heart Hope
Heart Hope is a network of healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing the treatment of heart failure.
Heart Valve Answers: Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
Learn about heart valve repair and replacement, including conditions and treatment options.
LOVENOX - How to Inject
Most patients or caregivers can administer LOVENOX® injections after learning how to properly use it.
Medtronic
Medtronic reminds its employees that they are  "Contributing to human welfare by the application of biomedical engineering to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life."
How the Heart Works
From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, learn about the heart, the anatomy of the heart, how it works, and more.
Pulmonary Valve Disease
The pulmonary valve is a valve between the heart and the artery that leads to the lungs. Pulmonary valve disease is a term used to describe any condition that affects the pulmonary valve.
Thoratec
For more than 30 years, Thoratec has been committed to developing advanced medical technologies to improve patient survival and quality of life.
YourHeartValve.com
The Heart Valve patient's comprehensive resource for information from Edwards Lifesciences.