The Cathlab Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery complex at Govt. T D Medical College, Alappuzha was inaugurated on 15.02.2011. The Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery unit is functioning in the 4th floor of G 1 Block of the hospital. This has two main operation theatres, a four bedded Post-operative Intensive Care Unit (ICU), three bedded Intermediate Care Unit and fifteen bedded ward. The main operation theaters are used for cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgical procedures. The first thoracic surgery was done on 19.04.2011 and first open heart surgery on 26.09.2012. Now we are having only two theatre days in a week for all cardiac, vascular and thoracic cases