Department of C.T. Surgery
CTVS department was established in 1978 with Thoracic Surgery and Closed Heart Surgery to begin with. Open Heart Surgery was started in 1986 when 3 cases was done in 1 year. Department gradually progressed till 1993 with steep rise in no. of Open Heart Cases from 1994 to achieve a number more than 3211 cases (open heart +closed heart+oher cases) in 2018.
The Department having 3 Units and 12 faculty members with post of 8 M.Ch residents every year. Department is also running Diploma in Extracorporeal Technology Course since 2013. Department is performing all types of Cardiac (open Heart) Thoracic and Vascular Cases. Department is having fully equipped 4 operations Theatre and 2 I.C.U. (20 Bedded and 7 Bedded) which needs to be increased. Department has published more than 25 papers over a period of 3 years.
Department is having to facility for Bronchoscopy and Emergency Vascular Surgery. Department is taking care of Thoracic and Vascular Trauma cases also. Number of expected open Heart Cases in 2019-20 is around 1500. With facility described above CTVS Department of SMS Medical College is complete Department Covering all aspects of subject.