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Division of Cardiovascular Surgery




Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital is the first center of open heart surgery since 1978. and the only center which can perform TAVI in South Taiwan . The mission of Cardiovascular Division has provided excellence in clinical care, teaching and research. The Division of Cardiovascular Surgery can provide perfect service for such patients who need operation for coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, myocardial disease, congenital heart disease, cardiac tumor and different kinds of vascular disease.We are also developing the heart transplantation program for patients with end-stage heart failure and heart-lung transplantation program for patients with severe pulmonary vascular disease due to congenital heart disease. The ECMO team can support the ECPR within 30 minutes. Hybrid operation for aortic dissection with high successful rate and low mortality . Very good result for open heart surgery






Cardiovascular Surgery        

Aortic disease (aneurysm and dissection )

Endovascular aortic repair

Congenital heart disease

Coronary artery disease

Valvular heart disease

Minimal invasive cardiac surgery

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Cardiac transplantation

Arterial and venous disease

Arterio-venous fistula and intervention

Critical care and ECMO

Venous disease.      

Deep Venous Thrombosis (medical and intervention )            

Varicose veins (open and intervention)