When heart surgery is needed, Mercy's experienced team of surgeons, nurses and clinicians are here to take care of you every step of the way.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is proud to offer world-class heart surgery right in our community through our affiliation with Penn Cardiac Care. Our team is led by Penn cardiac surgeons who are fellowship-trained in the most advanced heart surgery techniques.
Available heart surgery options include:
Coronary Artery Bypass
Bypass surgery reroutes blood around clogged or diseased arteries to improve blood flow and oxygen to the heart.
Options include replacement or repair of damaged or scarred heart valves.
Repair of Aortic Aneurysms
An aneurysm occurs when a weak part of the aorta expands or bulges. Aneurysm repair involves replacing the weakened portion of hte aorta with a fabric tube, called a graft, allowing blood to flow through without causing a bulge.
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