(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Durdans Heart Centre, a renowned healthcare facility specializing in cardiac surgeries, is proud to announce the completion of an astounding 12,000 heart surgeries with Dr Dev. This significant achievement is a testament to the unwavering commitment and expertise of DrKesavaDev, the eminent cardiac surgeon leading the team at Durdans Heart Centre.
Among the multitude of procedures performed at the Heart Centre, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery has emerged as the most common, providing renewed hope to numerous patients. In addition to this, the medical team has successfully tackled complex cases including valve repairs, heart tumours, Redo Surgeries, Hypertrophic Cardio Myopathy Surgery and the management of conditions such as adult Epstein’s Anomaly. These cardiac treatments have positive life-changing outcomes for the patient including increased health-related quality of life with increased cardiac function. Even in some instances prolonging the patient’s life for more than 20 years.
“At Durdans Heart Centre, our foremost focus is on achieving long-term results for our patients. It is not simply about completing the operation swiftly; rather, we strive to ensure that patients benefit for as many years as possible,” emphasized DrKesava Dev. The dedication to patient care and the pursuit of excellence is exemplified by a remarkable success story of a teacher whose Bypasses have lasted for over 18 years, validating DrDev’s commitment to providing enduring outcomes. During a recent interview, DrKesavaDev shared inspiring success stories, recounting how a patient, a mere two months after surgery, triumphantly trekked the Everest base camp. These exceptional achievements underscore the possibilities for motivated patient who undergo treatment at Durdans Heart Centre.
What sets the Cardiac Surgeries at Durdans Heart Centre apart is the unique approach taken to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Firstly, DrDev performs most surgeries as beating heart surgeries, even in patients with significantly reduced heart function. This technique contributes to enhanced results and quicker recovery times. Secondly, the utilization of arterial grafts for bypasses, harvested from the chest and forearm, provides patients with long-term benefits and improved cardiac functionality. Lastly, the “No touch technique” is employed to obtain vein grafts, a method that has been statistically and medically proven to yield superior and long-lasting outcomes. Moreover, the Centre embraces the newest advancement in Cardiac surgery—the Minimally Invasive Keyhole Surgery Technique. Routinely performed at Durdans Heart Centre, this revolutionary approach eliminates the need for a large scar on the sternum, with only small incisions made on either the left or right side of the patient. Not only does this technique promote swift and smooth recovery, but it also minimizes post-operative discomfort for the patient. The accomplishment of 12,000 successful heart surgeries at Durdans Heart Centre, spearheaded by the remarkable DrKesavaDev, is a reflection of the dedication and expertise demonstrated by the entire medical team. Patients can trust in the Center’s unwavering commitment to delivering the best possible outcomes and improving lives.