What is bypass surgery without cutting the sternum?

What is bypass surgery without cutting the sternum?

In this video, Dr. OP. Yadava, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi, will talk about bypass surgery without cutting the sternum. Any surgery in which the sternum is not slit in the center and is approached towards the heart using a small lateral thoracotomy or the anterior thoracotomy is also called as the mid cap operation. These types of surgeries are called sternal sparing minimally invasive surgeries and can be done for single vessel coronary artery disease.

Dr. OP Yadava

Dr Yadava completed his medical graduation and Master’s in Surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College and had joined Armed Forces as a Surgical Specialist. He cleared his DNB Examination in General Surgery in the year 1983 and completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery at the Cardio Thoracic Center, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1985. For advanced training, went to Australia and worked under and along with some of the greatest cardiac surgeons of recent times. Besides adult cardiac surgery, he was also trained in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Melbourne & Japan and successfully cleared the National Boards in Cardiothoracic Surgery (DNBE). He was honoured with Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) in 1994; FICC in 2003, FIACS in 2005 & FCSI in 2012. He has as an experience of over 12,000 open heart surgical procedures and his special field of interest is coronary artery bypass surgery especially total arterial revascularisation & beating heart surgeries (Minimally Invasive).

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