Cardiovascular Surgery

A wide breadth of heart care

From diagnosis to rehabilitation, the specialists at Lakewood Regional Medical Center provide comprehensive options for your heart health. We offer:

  • Minimally invasive procedures State-of-the-art equipment and facilities for cardiovascular surgery
  • A highly experienced team of cardiovascular surgeons and nurses

The complete spectrum of cardiovascular surgical services includes valve replacement, open-heart surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and endovascular and vascular procedures. The experienced staff will walk you and your family every step of the way through cardiovascular surgery, from preparation through rehabilitation.

If you desire medical care without the use of donor blood, ask about our Blood Conservation Program, which is available upon request.

Cardiac surgery

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (CAB) and minimally invasive CAB
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery (OPCAGB)
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Resection of myxoma
  • Repair of atrial septal defect
  • Repair of ventricular septal defect

Minimally invasive valve surgery

  • Mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Aortic valve repair or replacement
  • Mini-maze for atrial fibrillation
  • Repair of valves that have previously been operated on

Thoracic surgery

Thoracic surgery is used to correct diseases or problems with the organs inside the chest as well as with the tissue that forms the chest cavity. Our thoracic surgery procedures include:

  • Thoracotomy lung resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Spinal exposure for orthopedic and neurologic surgery
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction 

Minimally invasive thoracic surgery

  • Video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lung biopsy
  • VATS bullectomy and pleural sclerosis
  • VATS resection of tumor
  • VATS lung resection and pneumonectomy

Vascular and endovascular procedures

  • Carotid surgery (endarterectomy)
  • Carotid stenting
  • Endovascular stent repair of abdominal and thoracic aneurysms
  • Endovascular stenting for peripheral vascular disease
  • Femoral popliteal bypass
  • Renal dialysis fistulas
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Pulse volume recording (PVR) 

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