Cardiothoracic Surgery

Department of cardiothoracic surgery started in NWGH ever since the hospital opened. As the name indicates ,this department deals with the surgical treatment of all diseases inside chest. It includes heart, lungs, esophagus ,mediastinum ,chest wall and major vessels.
In simple terms it does surgeries for the following conditions


  1. Coronary Artery bypass grafting(bypass surgery)
  2. Valves replacement
    • Mitral valve replacemen
    • Aortic valve replacement


Surgeries for holes in heart:

  • Atrial septal defect
  • Ventricular septal defect
  • Pericardectomy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • P.D.A
  • Fallot’s Tetrology repair
  • B.T Shunts


Lung Surgeries:

  1. Lobectomy(Part of Lung excision)
  2. Pneumonectomy(whole lung Excision
  3. Empyema Treatment
  4. Pleural Effusion  treatment
  5. Decortication
  6. Esophagectomy
  7. Hydated disease surgery in lungs


Other Sugeries:

  1. Heller’s Myotomy for Achalasia
  2. Total Esophagectomy for Esophagical cancer
  3. Partial Esophagectomy for Esophagical cancer
  4. Thymectomy for myasthenia gravis
  5. Foreign bodies removal via
    • Bronchoscope
    • esophagoscope