Cardiac surgeon in Karachi - One of the most complex and significant field of medical specialization is none other than Cardiac surgery. It is often referred to as heart surgery by many. Cardiac surgery is usually performed to treat Ischemic heart disease, congenital heart problem, or valvular heart disease causing from endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis. The heart transplantation also falls under its domain. A cardiovascular surgeon operates your damaged heart and blood vessels caused by diseases or disorders of the cardiovascular system. Cardiac surgeons perform various types of surgeries that includes repair and replacement of heart, bypass surgery, aneurysm repair, and transmyocardial laser revascularization.
According to Dr. Khawar Kazmi, Head of Cardiology at Aga Khan Hospital, one of every third person dies in Pakistan due to cardiovascular diseases, whereas Ischaemic heart disease is another leading cause of death of adults of 15 – 69 years age bracket.