Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Procedures

Experienced staff, advanced technology

Our highly experienced cardiac team provides a complete spectrum of surgical and cardiac services including valve replacement, open heart surgery, and minimally invasive surgeries. Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center also offers complex endovascular and vascular procedures. 

Cardiac surgery

  • Conary artery bypass surgery (CAB) and minimally invasive CAB
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Off-pump coronary bypass graft surgery (OPCAGB)
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Resection of myxoma
  • Repair of atrial septal defect
  • Repair of ventricular septal defect 

Cardiac valve surgery 

  • Mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Aortic valve repair or replacement
  • Tricuspid valve repair
  • Pulmonary valve repair
  • Repair of valves that have previously been operated on 

Minimally invasive valve surgery 

  • Mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Aortic valve repair or replacement
  • Mini-maze for atrial fibrillation
  • Repair of valves that have previously been operated on 

Thoracic surgery 

Thoracic surgery is used to correct diseases or problems with the organs inside the chest as well as with the tissue that forms the chest cavity. Our thoracic surgery procedures include: 

  • Thoracotomy lung resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Spinal exposure for orthopedic and neurologic surgery
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction 

Minimally invasive thoracic surgery 

  • VATS (video assisted thoracic surgery) lung biopsy
  • VATS bullectomy and pleural sclerosis
  • VATS resection of tumor
  • VATS lung resection and pneumonectomy 

 

Vascular and endovascular procedures

  • Carotid surgery (endarterectomy)
  • Carotid stenting
  • Endovascular stent repair of abdominal and thoracic aneurysms
  • Endovascular stenting for peripheral vascular disease
  • Femoral popliteal bypass
  • Renal dialysis fistulas
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Pulse volume recording (PVR) 

Blood Conservation Program 

The Blood Conservation Program, which endeavors to minimize blood loss by using special blood conservation methods, is available upon request to any patient who desires medical care without the use of donor blood.