Cardiac Surgical Treatments We Offer
Our cardiac surgery program offers a full complement of surgical interventions, including:
- Congenital cardiac surgery
- Coronary artery bypass
- Minimally-invasive cardiac surgery
- Off-pump coronary bypass
- Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation
- Valve replacement including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
We also offer comprehensive treatment for congestive heart failure and end-stage lung disease, including:
Finally, our program is an integral part of the Broccoli Center for Aortic Diseases at Johns Hopkins, one of only a few centers in the world that provides comprehensive management and surgical repair of aortic diseases, having particular expertise with patients suffering from Marfan syndrome.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Tapping into the Heart’s Strategy – Jennifer Lawton, M.D.
Jennifer Lawton, M.D., and her team study a channel in heart cells that opens when energy is low to protect the heart. With more knowledge of the channel, their hope is to be able to open it with medications to reduce harm to the heart following heart surgery, heart attack or times of stress.
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Cardiac surgeon Ahmet Kilic answers commonly asked questions about left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and discusses improvements to LVAD technology and implantation techniques.