A cardiothoracic anesthesiologist provides anesthesia to surgical cases involving the heart, lungs, and other operations of the human chest, including bypass surgery and other procedures ranging from minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and complex multi-stage aortic surgery. The cardiothoracic anesthesiologist is often responsible for supervision of the bypass heart-lung machine. He or she will also monitor a patient's physical condition through use of invasive monitors, in addition to keeping an eye on the patient's bodily reactions to drugs needed during a surgical procedure. These specialized anesthesiologists also work with non-cardiac procedures like esophageal resection and all types of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
The duties and responsibilities of intensivist include the ability to perform the following functions: physical examination and assessment of patients, interpretation of diagnostic test results, management of the airway, pharmacological management and emergency cardio version defibrillation.
The intensivist has the primary responsibility for the ICU patient’s care versus acting as a consultant, as many specialists do. In this role, he or she leads a team of caregivers who are experts in different specialties. The intensivist also oversees the many decisions involved in a critically ill patient’s care, and coordinates all the other services the patient may need.
|Experience||0 - 15 Years|
|Salary||20 Lac To 30 Lac P.A.|
|Industry||Medical / Health Care / Hospitals|
|Qualification||Post Graduate Diploma, MS/Master of Surgery, DNB, Ph.D/Doctorate|
|Key Skills||Cardiac Anaesthetist Intensivist|