Types of Heart Surgeries

What Are the Different Types of Heart Surgery?

Dr. Glenn Barnhart discusses the different types of heart surgeries performed at Swedish. Blockages of coronary arteries, leaky or tight valves, congenital heart problems, and electrical problems, such as conductivity or heart rate, are addressed by specialized teams of Swedish experts. Emerging technologies, such as minimally invasive and robotic surgery, are explored if a patient meets the proper requirements.

Aortic Surgery

The Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute is the most comprehensive heart-surgery program in the area, with nationally recognized cardiac...

Artificial Hearts/Implantable Cardiac Devices

Artificial hearts are mechanical devices that can be connected directly to a failing heart to help it pump blood through the body. In the past,...

Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

The Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute is the most comprehensive heart-surgery program in the area, with nationally recognized cardiac surgeons...

Cardiac Bypass Surgery

The Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute is the most comprehensive heart-surgery program in the area, with nationally recognized cardiac...

Congenital Heart Surgery for Adults

The Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute is the most comprehensive heart-surgery program in the area, with nationally recognized cardiac...

Heart & Vascular Institute

Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute is the region’s leading cardiovascular care center, with the broadest range of services and...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Surgery

The Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute is the most comprehensive heart-surgery program in the area, with nationally recognized cardiac...

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a method used to replace a heart valve without using traditional open-heart surgery. Sometimes...

Valve Surgery

Depending on a patient’s individual circumstances, heart-valve disease can be treated in a variety of ways – including heart-valve...