Robin Kanagasabay

Rob Kanagasabay, Consultant Cardiothoracic SurgeonPosition Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Academic and Professional Degrees MBBS, BSc, MRCP (Eng), FRCS (CTh)
Elected Member of Professional Societies Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery of GB & Ireland

Professional Statement
Mr Kanagasabay is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon operating at St. George’s Hospital, London, with outreach clinics at Frimley Park Hospital Camberley, St Peter’s Hospital Chertsey and The Royal Surrey County Hospital Guildford. Procedures include a full range of adult Cardiac Surgery including Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), valve repair and replacement and Thoracic Surgery including treatment of pneumothorax, diagnostic procedures, mediastinal surgery and surgery for lung cancer. More than 80% of lung resections can be carried out by a minimally invasive (VATS) approach.

Clinical Interests
Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Aortic valve and root surgery, Thoracic Surgery including minimally invasive (VATS) Lobectomy.M

Selected publications
Article: No evidence that manual closure of the bronchial stump has a lower failure rate than mechanical stapler closure following anatomical lung resection
Zakkar M, Kanagasabay R, Hunt I.
Interat Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2014; 18:488-93
Article · Dec 2013 · Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Article: Is perioperative corticosteroid administration associated with a reduced incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in adult cardiac surgery?
Viviano A, Kanagasabay R, Zakkar M.
Interat Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2014; 18:225-9
Article · Nov 2013 · Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Article: Intravascular plasma cell granuloma of the pulmonary artery
Zakkar M, Kanagasbay R.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013; 43:870
Article · Oct 2012 · European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery: official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery

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