Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

Guthrie cardiac and thoracic surgeons offer a comprehensive scope of surgical procedures and the latest technologies in the region’s only hybrid operating room – a state-of-the-art operating room with real-time, high-resolution digital imaging capabilities allowing for complex surgeries and studies to take place simultaneously. 

Areas of special interest include off-pump/beating heart coronary surgery, valve sparing aortic surgery and surgical procedures for heart failure.

Cardiac and thoracic interventions include:

  • Artificial heart ventricular assist device implantation.
  • Ascending aortic surgery for aneurysms.
  • Complex mitral valve repair.
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting.
  • Endothoracic aortic stent grafting for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms.
  • Heart valve replacements including aortic and mitral valve. Click here to learn more about the Guthrie Heart Valve Clinic.
  • Minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery.
  • Surgical Anterior Ventricular Restoration (SAVR) for congestive heart failure.

Guthrie’s thoracic surgeons are part of a lung cancer multi-disciplinary team developing personalized patient care plans in tandem with Guthrie Cancer Center, pulmonology and pathology. Surgical interventions for lung cancer include:

  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Video-guided Thoracoscopy

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  • Compare your actual age to your heart's biological age
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