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Courses - Post Graduate Diploma in Perfusion Technology
The department of Cardiac surgery was started in 1984 in Chennai and so far under the guidance of Dr. M. R. Girinath has successfully completed 40,000 open-heart surgeries. This well -equipped modern setup is performing the whole spectrum of cardiac surgeries including CABG, Valvular and complex congenital operations. The students will be able to gain theoretical knowledge and valuable hands-on-experience in Perfusion Technology under the expert guidance of the Medical & Paramedical faculty.

1 year (Non-Semester)


Science Graduates with a minimum of 50% marks.

Course Period
6 Months
6 Months
Theory Practical Training
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Anaesthesiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Perfusion Technology
  • Assembly of Heart lung Machine
  • Training in perfusion
  • Training of IABP, Heart assists devices etc.
  • Training of octopus and other methods used in beating heart surgery.
Course Director
Dr. M. R. Girinath, MS., M.Ch., FRACS
Chief Cardio-Vascular Surgeon

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