Paediatric and congenital heart surgery at AIMS is one of the well known centers of excellence in the country. To date, the program has to its credit more than ten thousand congenital heart surgeries successfully performed. An average of three to four operations are performed for children with congenital heart disease every day; the overall survival rate matching the best in the world. With a dedicated team of doctors, we cater to the needs of patients from all over the country and abroad.
Open heart procedures include:
The department has successfully performed more than four hundred and fifty arterial switch operations and eight hundred TAPVC repairs in neonates:
The centre performs staged repairs for single ventricle physiology.
The centre is well known for surgery of congenital heart defects employing cosmetically appealing incisions. More than fifteen hundred open-heart procedures employing limited posterior thoracotomy incisions have been performed. Approximately three hundred infants and children have undergone open-heart procedures through ministernotomy (so called key-hole approach). These include corrections like tetralogy repairs, closure of septal defects (both atrial and ventricular), anomalous venous connections and endocardial cushion defects.