Advanced Heart Surgery

Published: 22nd July 2014 08:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2014 08:58 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: Doctors of Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here have successfully performed a bypass heart surgery through lateral thoracotomy approach.

The patient, Upendra Mohanta (59) of Palashpanga in Keonjhar district, was suffering from left main coronary artery disease. A team of doctors including Dr Bana Bihari Mishra, Dr Ashok Badamalick and Dr D Senapati performed the surgery that involves a smaller incision through the ribs to access the organs. The procedure is stated to have low risk of infection and other complications than the conventional sternotomy approach. 


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