The Cardiothoracic Surgery Team at CMC Dubai is made up of both UK & French Board and Fellowship trained surgeons with a combined 75+ years of experience performing cardiothoracic surgery. They are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and our dedicated 7th floor Heart Unit has its own private CCU wing, to ensure critical patients receive the best care possible.
Cardiothoracic surgery describes surgical procedures performed on organs inside the chest/thorax such as the heart, esophagus, lungs, the area between the lungs (mediastinum) trachea, and diaphragm. A Cardiothoracic surgeon is an expert in both cardiac surgery (heart surgery) and thoracic surgery (the other chest organs as described above).
Cardiothoracic surgery is a type of surgery that is focused on the treatment of diseases and conditions of the heart, lungs, and chest cavity. It is performed by a specialized surgeon who is trained in this type of surgery.
Insurance coverage for cardiothoracic surgery varies depending on your insurance plan and the specific procedure you are considering. Many insurance plans do cover
The success rate of cardiothoracic surgery depends on the type of surgery being performed and the individual's overall health. In general, cardiothoracic surgery has a high success rate and can significantly improve quality of life for individuals with serious heart or lung conditions.
Cardiothoracic surgery can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including heart disease, lung cancer, emphysema, aortic aneurysm, and coronary artery disease, among others.
Recovery after cardiothoracic surgery varies depending on the type of surgery and the individual's overall health. In general, patients will need to stay in the hospital for several days after surgery and will need to follow a strict regimen of rest, exercise, and medication.