Surgery: Cardiothoracic and vascular
The surgeons at the Carle Heart and Vascular Institute perform more open heart surgeries, catheterizations and angioplasty procedures than any other hospital in east central Illinois.
Our cardiothoracic surgeons perform life-saving procedures to treat complications of heart and valve diseases:
- Open heart
- Heart valve replacements
- Coronary artery bypass grafting
- Procedures involving partial artificial hearts
Carle's endo-vascular surgeons provide comprehensive treatment for diseases of the veins and arteries, including stroke due to carotid artery disease, aneurysm and renal artery disease. Treatments include medical therapies, minimally invasive procedures and surgeries such as: