Coronary Artery Bypass Graft


The Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals Heart Center provides services with its 30-year experience, strong medical team of expert and experienced cardiologists, and advanced equipment.

At our Heart Center, many cardiologic diseases from hypertension to metabolic syndrome and from coronary artery diseases to heart rhythm disorders are successfully treated.

Our experienced cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons evaluate , diagnose, and treat cardiovascular diseases by using different modalities such as

  • electrophysiologic examination,
  • echocardiography,
  • cardiac catheterization,
  • coronary angiography, c
  • oronary balloon/stent procedure,
  • other interventional cardiology procedures.

What we do is a guarantee of what we will do!

From the date of establishment, the performed operations include

  • 671 heart surgeries,
  • 919 angiographies and PTCA procedures.
  • We perform an average of 2000 cardiovascular surgeries in a year.

Main cardiovascular operations are:

  • Coronary Bypass
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Valve Operations
  • Arrhythmia Surgery / Atrial Fibrillation
  • Robotic Heart Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Major Vascular Surgeries (Aneurysm, Dissection)
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Vein Diseases
  • Vascular problems in Diabetic Foot

What is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)?

If there is constriction or congestion in the coronary arteries, then heart muscles are inadequately oxygenated, thus leading to decrease in heart performance. People complain of chest pain, and risk heart attack is increased.

What is “bypass”?

In Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), obstructed coronary arteries are replaced by vessels taken from different parts of the body. CABG, defined also as “bridging surgery”, provides sufficient blood supply to relevant heart muscles.

How do we perform CABG?

Coronary bypass surgery can be performed in two forms:

  • In a stopped heart: The heart is completely stopped and the circulation in the body is maintained by a heart pump, while bridging the vessels is performed. The heart pump assumes the duties of the patient’s lungs and heart during surgery, allowing blood to be pumped into the brain and other vital organs.
  • In the working heart: Surgery is performed without stopping the heart and the need for a heart pump. For bridging, vessels such as the patient’s leg artery, forearm artery, chest artery are used.

The Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals was the first which has brought the Da Vinci Robotic Surgery system to Turkey. Robotic surgery is still considered to be the highest technological point of heart surgery. Our cardiovascular team perform robotic surgery on eligible cases for a more comfortable recovery period for patients. 

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