Cardiothoracic surgery,also known as thoracic surgery is the surgical treatment of organs inside the chest, generally treatment of conditions of the heart and lung diseases.
The diseases of the chest are a major cause of ill-health, that can lead to a life threatening situation for the patient.
As a highly challenging area of surgery, EMC has the best facilities for cardiothoracic surgery in Kerala.
Working in tandem with the Pulmonology department, the Cardiothoracic unit in EMC provides top quality treatment for the following conditions for adults and children:
• Adult cardiac surgery
• Paediatric cardiac surgery
• General thoracic surgery
• Congenital cardiac surgery