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Overview

Vascular or cardiac surgery involves surgery for conditions related to the vascular system (arteries, veins, lymphatic circulation). Currently, thanks to the medically refined procedures such as angiography, stenting, sclerotherapy and so on, which are endovascular (minimally invasive) treating arterial and venous diseases have shown faster recovery period and lasting recovery. The significant advantages of these burgeoning new procedures have shorter hospital stay and lower mortality rates, both of which are great news for our patients.
Another form of cardiac surgery is a vascular intervention which is a non-surgical procedure. Some of the best vascular intervention treatments which may be performed by surgeons are done via a catheter - a thin, flexible tube - to fix affected or weakened vessels and narrowed arteries or other damaged parts of the heart. 

Department

Fortis Kolkata's Vascular Surgery Department offers comprehensive treatment for adult and paediatric patients with serious conditions of blood vessels and lymph system. The other treatments include some of the best vascular interventional radiology procedures in Kolkata. Some of the top vascular and interventional radiologists in Kolkata are practising with Fortis Hospital. They are proficient in managing the entire spectrum of conditions affecting all parts of the vascular system including peripheral artery disease, aortic disease, mesenteric disease and carotid artery disease. Our leading and well-known surgeons work closely with experts from other speciality departments like paediatrics, radiology, neurology and physiotherapy; to develop a tailored treatment plan based on the patient's medical condition. Practising a multidisciplinary approach towards patient care has given the team access to a wide range of therapy options, from open surgical interventions (carotid endarterectomy) to highly-advanced key-hole surgeries (atherectomy, endovascular aneurysm repair EVAR, carotid artery stenting, sclerotherapy) including laser treatments (endovenous laser therapy).