Cardiac Surgical Unit (5 South)
The Cardiac Surgical Unit (5 South) cares for patients who have had or are going for:
- open heart surgery (also called coronary bypass surgery)
- heart valve replacement or repair surgery
After your heart surgery, you will go to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (ICU West). The next day, or whenever you are ready, you will come to the Cardiac Surgical Unit (5 South). You will stay on 5 South for the remainder of your hospital stay.