Cardiac Anaesthesia

Department Overview

The Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia provides the highest quality of care for all patients who undergo anaesthesia for cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgeries. A team of experienced anaesthesiologists dedicated for these highly demanding and complex surgeries are available round the clock.

The spectrum of surgeries done with excellent results, in Meitra hospital includes, Off pump CABG, Minimally Invasive CABG, Minimally Invasive Mitral and Aortic valve surgeries, Valve Repairs, combined Valve + CABG surgeries, Aneurysm Repair, Lung surgeries like Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy.

The dedicated cardiac operation theatres have the latest equipments like Drager Perseus Anesthesia machine, Drager infinity kappa monitor with electronic data capturing software, Trumpf OT table and OT light systems, Maquet cardiopulmonary bypass machines, Intra Aortic Balloon pump, Maquet ECMO machine.

A team of well experienced clinical perfusionists who can operate the heart lung machine, IABP machine and ECMO machine are available round the clock. A team of experienced and skilled cardiac anaesthesia technicians dedicated to manage the cardiac operation theatres are available to help the anaesthetists.

The availability of the modern technology and a team of highly skilled anaesthetists, anaesthesia technicians and clinical perfusionists has contributed to better patient care and excellent postoperative outcome, which is of international standards.


  • The services offered by the department include:

    Pre anaesthetic evaluation

    Conduct of anaesthesia for cardiac surgeries

    Conduct of anaesthesia for vascular surgeries

    Conduct of anaesthesia for thoracic surgeries

    Conduct of anaesthesia for diagnostic and interventional procedures in cardiac cath lab