Historical Background

The department of Cardiothoracic Surgery was founded in l970 as a department belong to Mansoura Faculty of medicine placed in Mansoura chest hospital Throughout Twenty years, the department continued to provide medical Services to the community covering the whole aspects of thoracic Surgery, Bronchoscopes and closed cardiac surgery By year 1992, the department was transferred to Mansoura university hospitals for starting open heart Surgery. Our experience in open heart surgery started with valve replacement surgery followed by congenital cardiac surgery and lastly with CABG.