Cardiac Operating Room  


Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Cardiac / Liver Operating Room

Patient population

 Neonates, Pediatrics and Adults – Mixed Gender

Hours of operation

 0700 – 1600 hrs.

1100 – 2000hrs.

2 teams provide emergency coverage 7 days per week after hours.

Number of beds

 5 Operating Rooms

Occupancy Rate

 85 - 90%

Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

  •  Coronary Artery & Valve Disease, Aortic Aneurysms
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • End Stage Liver & Kidney Disease
  • Hepatobiliary Diseases.


  •  CABG (On Pump / Off Pump)
  • Valve Replacement, Repair of Aortic Aneurysms
  • Pediatric Open Heart Surgery e.g. TOF, Switch, Fontan, Glenn, TAPVD, AV Canal, AVSD Repair.
  • Non Pump-PDA, COA, BT Shunt, PA Banding
  • Liver and Kidney Transplants, Cadaveric & Living Related
  • Liver Resections, Hepatobiliary Procedures.
  • Re - exploration (Infection, Reconstruction, Washout)
  • Diagnostic/Surgical Interventions (Bronchoscopy, Laparoscopy, Tracheostomy, Gastrostomy)

Nursing care Delivery system

Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 08:16 AM