Heart Specialist in Pune - Dr. Ashish Dolas

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Cardiac surgery, also called heart surgery, includes surgical methods performed on the heart under to correct life-threatening conditions.
Pediatric Cardiac surgery is done to repair heart defects when a child is born or heart diseases a child gets after birth.
Lung surgery is done to repair or remove lung tissue. It also helps to remove blood in the chest cavity, particularly after trauma.
Vascular surgery includes the diagnosis and complete management of dysfunctions of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems.
Dr. Ashish Dolas_Cardiac Surgeon in Pune

Dr. Ashish Dolas – Cardiac Surgeon in Pune

(Consultant Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon)

MBBS, MS – General Surgery, MCh – Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Thoracic (Chest) Surgeon, Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ashish Dolas is known as the best Cardiac Surgeon in Pune. He is a Board-certified, degree holder well experienced MCh cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon. With his number of successful heart surgeries, he has become the best Heart Specialist in Pune. He is amongst the finest Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons. Dr. Ashish Dolas renowned a well-equipped Heart & Breast Care Clinic in Vallabh Nagar Pimpri, Pune with all the modern equipment. The clinic has separate waiting and consultation areas that allow enough space for patients to wait conveniently at the clinic. He is also affiliated with multiple hospitals and clinics in Pune.


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What is Open Heart Surgery?

When a heart-lung machine is used for surgery it is called open-heart surgery. This is used for valve repair or replacement. Certain birth defects and certain coronary artery bypass surgeries. This heart-lung machine takes over the function of the heart and lungs which are stopped, thus enabling the surgeon to perform the surgical procedure in a precise and accurate fashion on a motionless & bloodless heart.

What is Closed Heart Surgery?

When the heart-lung machine is not required for the surgery, it is called closed heart surgery, such as closed mitral valvotomy, PDA closure, bypass surgery on beating heart etc. Here the heart keeps beating and supports the body circulation totally on its own.

What do you mean by Coronary Arteries?

The heart muscle (myocardium) is fed by the coronary arteries, which begin at the aorta. These arteries bring oxygen and nutrients to the heart muscle. Three main coronary arteries lie on the surface of the heart. They divide into smaller branches so that each part of the heart muscle receives nutrients. The left coronary artery starts with a short part called the left-main. The left main divides into the left anterior descending branch (LAD) and the circumflex branch (LCx). The left anterior descending branch feeds the left side and front of the heart, and the circumflex takes blood to the back of the heart on the left side. The right coronary artery (RCA) feeds the right side of the heart and has branches, which extend to the back.

What do you mean by Coronary Artery Disease?

Narrowed coronary arteries mean the amount of blood that reaches the heart muscle is reduced. Fatigue, tightness in the chest or a peculiar crushing type chest pain called “Angina Pectoris” may accompany the decreased blood flow. Exercise and emotional stress cause the heart to need fTlore blood and may produce these symptoms. Symptoms are relieved by rest or keeping tablet Sorbitrate under the tongue If a coronary artery closes suddenly, usually due to the formation of a blood clot, blood flow to a part of the heart may stop completely. In this case, some of the heart muscle may be permanently damaged. This is often accompanied by severe chest pain that won’t go away. This is called “myocardial infarction” or more commonly, a heart attack. The heart muscle can heal, but muscle is replaced by scar tissue that does not contract. If the scar is small, recovery can be complete. If the scar is large it may permanently affect the heart functions

How to relieve blockages in the Coronary Arteries?

Plaques that block the coronary arteries usually occur in localized portions of the arteries. When the disease is localized in one or two arteries, the blockage can sometimes be opened by stretching or dilating. This is done using a small balloon. This procedure is called PTCA (angioplasty or ballooning). When the blockages are more complicated and involve more coronary arteries, coronary artery bypass surgery is usually recommended. Such an operation will establish new pathways to carry the blood around the blockages

What is CABG (Coronary artery Bypass Graph Surgery)?

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a form of surgery that improves the heart’s blood flow. It’s used by people with serious heart disease (CHD), also known as coronary artery disease.

Risks for Artery Disease?

Check if you:

  • have high blood pressure or diabetes
  • have high cholesterol
  • smoke
  • weigh too much
  • exercise less than 3 times a week
  • eat high fat, high cholesterol food each day
  • have family members who have had a stroke or heart attack before the age of 55 years
  • are a woman in the post-menopausal age
  • are often tense, stressed or pressed for time
  • get angry quickly

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