The Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery in MGMCRI continues to march ahead in providing excellent care to patients for cardiothoracic diseases, with improved efficiency and quality.
The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery functions as two units. Unit I provides all the cardiac surgical services and Unit II provides Thoracic and Vascular Surgical services. This department provides services to people of Pondicherry and adjoining districts of Tamil Nadu. The Department was established in 2008 and about 700 cardiac surgeries have been performed till date. Thoracic and Vascular Surgical unit is specialized in performing AV access procedures, Endovascular procedures for peripheral vascular diseases, Treatment of Venous Ulcers, Hybrid Surgery for arterial disorders and also provides VATS (Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery) as well as open surgery for Varied Thoracic Pathologies. We perform all cardiac surgeries including elective or emergency surgeries for heart valve disease, coronary artery disease, Adult congenital heart disease and aortic disease by our team of surgeons. Eligible patients are operated free of cost under Medical Insurance Scheme of the Tamil Nadu Government. The surgical outcome is excellent with efficient Anesthetists, highly trained staffs, good post-post-operative ICU care, and excellent infection control. We offer post-surgical rehabilitation, good follow up care and health education measures for a better outcome.