ASD Closure - Adult Price
USD 4900( 365,246 Indian Rupee )
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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) is a common type of congenital heart disease sometimes called a hole in the heart in which there is an abnormal opening in the wall between the upper chambers (left and right atria) of the heart.
These often will close on their own by school age. Patient with medium size defects may not have any problems until their middle age and patients with smaller defects can lead a full healthy life without even knowing it.ASD is very easily repaired with minimally-invasive techniques or surgical procedures.Signs and Symptoms of ASD
Patients with ASD usually have a Heart murmur.Depending on the size of the atrial septal defect patient may experience symptoms like:
Depends on the size, locationand severity of the defect. Very small ASDs might not need any treatment, except follow-up visits for observation. Medium-to-large-sized ASDs may need closure by device or surgical correction. Different types of the procedures can be performed for ASD closure :Open surgery for ASD:
To know about Minimally Invasive Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure,clickhere.After Surgical Repair
The long-term prognosis of ASD closure is good and usually, no additional surgery or catheterization are needed, however regular monitoring with tests like echocardiography, ECG, stress test etc is essential.Factors Affecting Cost Of Atrial septal defect closure
The cost to the patient depends on a variety of factors like:
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Q: Is diagnosis of ASD fatal?
A: Not really, Atrial Septal Defects are the most benign congenital heart defects. A small percentage may become smaller over time and close on there own. If not, they can be closed by the cardiologist with a device or by the surgeon.
Q: What are the types of Atrial Septal Defects?
A: There are different types of ASD defects:
Q: What are the causes of ASD?
A: There is no clear cause for ASD though Genetic defects may play a part.
Q: What are the long-term complications of Atrial Septal Defect?
A: Patients with significant ASD frequently experience complications such as:
Q: Is Atrial Septal Defect life threatening?
A: It depends on:
Q: When can catheter technique not be used in the treatment of ASD?
A: Open surgery should be preferred in treatment when:
Q: What is closure device?
A: The closure device is made of metal and mesh material with different-sized discs on either end and is used for closing the hole in the atrial septum.
Q: What are the advantages of minimally invasive surgery?
A: Minimally invasive techniques result in:
Q: Is it possible to ASD remain unsymptomatic till adult?
A:Depends on the size and the amount of blood it is allowing to leak. Patient with medium size defects may not have any problems until their middle age and patients with smaller defects can lead a full healthy life without even knowing it.
Q: What happens when ASD isleft untreated till adulthood?
A: If ASD that isn't treated in childhood can lead to health problems later Including:
Q: What are the warning signs after ASD closure?
A: The various warning signs are:
Q: Will I need more surgery after ASD closure?
A: Once an ASD has been closed, it's unlikely that more surgery will be needed.
Q: When can I fly after the procedure?
A: Depending on the type of procedure performed and also if there are any associated complications but you should check with your surgeon regarding safe air travel, also many airlines have their own protocols if a passenger has had recent surgery.
Q: What are the eligibility requirements for a medical visa to India?
A: If you have a valid passport and visa and are seeking medical treatment in a recognized and reputed hospital in India then you can apply for a medical visa to India. Up to 2 attendants who are blood relatives can accompany the patient under separate attendant visas.
Q: Are the hospitals in your panel internationally accredited?
A: The Joint Commission International (JCI), which is a US-based agency, awards accreditation to international hospitals that meet the rigorous standards set forth by the commission. At Vaidam, we are proud to associate with several JCI accredited Indian hospitals in our panel.
Q: Do I need to carry a yellow fever vaccination certificate when I travel to India?
A: Yes, you need to carry valid yellow fever if you are traveling from Africa, South America or other areas where yellow fever is found. Also, all travellers from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia and Israel must carry an Oral PolioVaccination (OPV) Certificate which must be taken not earlier than 6 weeks before entry. This rule applies to both adults and children.
Q: Can I get visa on arrival if I travel to India for my treatment?
A: Yes, if you are from the following countries, Japan, Cambodia, Finland, Indonesia, Philippines, Luxembourg, Myanmar, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Vietnam. Travellers from Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives (up to 90 days) can enter India without a visa.?