Say goodbye to traditional Coronary Bypass Surgery (CABG). Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (MICAS or MICS CABG) is making headlines as surgery is the newest and safest form of heart bypass surgery in India. Why? Find out for yourself!
1. Smaller Scars. Smaller Incisions.
It is practically impossible to say that a heart operation has been done. Minimally invasive incisions measure about 2 to 3 inches compared to 8 to 10 inches needed for CABG.
2. Shorter Hospital Stay. Faster Recovery.
Unlike a traditional heart surgery, return to normal life including driving and other activities is not disrupted and can be started almost immediately.
3. Minimal Blood Loss.
Eliminates requirement of blood transfusion and eliminates blood borne infection.
4. Minimal Chances of Infection.
Ideal for diabetic and older patients who have poor resistance to infection.
5. Fewer Physical Restrictions.
Patients undergoing minimally invasive cardiac surgery are not subject to restrictions such as driving or lifting objects weighing more than 5 pounds.
1. How soon can I get back to work after MICS ?
Very soon! Hospital stay is as short as 5 to 6 days and most patients get back to work in 10 days
2. I am Diabetic. Is MICS advisable?
Absolutely. Diabetic patient may be the ideal candidate for MICS as infection rates are almost zero.
3. If I am smoker / asthmatic, can I consider MICS?
It could be the ideal option for you. However, it's always best to consult your surgeon along with a respiratory therapist.
4. Can MICS be performed by everybody?
No. Desun is among the very few hospitals in the world who are capable of performing MICS safely.