Dr. Antonios Pitsis, PhD, FETCS, FESC

Head of Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery Procedures

Cardiac Surgery Procedures

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting is the most common heart operation, safe and
Valve surgery
Normal heart valves are thin and smooth and their role is to direct blood to the cavities of the heart.
Ross procedure
Young patients with dysplastic aortic valves, who need replacement of their aortic valve, may also undergo an alterna
Surgery of the aorta
The aorta is the largest artery in the body and is divided in the thoracic and abdominal aorta.
Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease
My heart surgery team treats all congenital heart disease in adults, but also many cases in children and adolescents.
Percutaneous valve replacement (TAVI and TMVR)
Percutaneous valve replacement is used in rare cases where the patient suffering from aortic or mitral valve disease
Endovascular aortic aneurism repair (TEVAR)
In recent years, descending thoracic aortic aneurysms have been treated, with great success and fewer complications,
Minimally invasive coronary surgery (without median sternotomy)
Minimally invasive coronary artery surgery is the method we use to treat all coronary artery bypass surgery.
Information for cardiac patients
See the Cardiac Surgery Information Guide

Dr. Pitsis is the Head of Cardiac Surgery in Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece. He specialises in totally endoscopic, minimally invasive and endovascular techniques.

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Interbalkan Medical Center

Asklipiou 10, 55 535, Pilaia, Greece

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