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Mitral valve replacement is a cardiac surgical procedure performed to replace a mitral valve not functioning properly. Mitral valve is located between left heart chambers i.e left atrium and left ventricle. The valve replacement is an open-heart surgery, in few cases a minimally invasive surgery or a catheter procedure may be possible.Indications for Mitral Valve Replacement
May be asymptomatic for many years. Signs and symptoms of mitral valve disease may include:
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In endoscopic surgery, your surgeon makes 1 to 4 small holes in your chest. Surgery is done through the cuts using a camera and special surgical tools.
The surgeon makes 2 to 4 tiny cuts in your chest, the surgeon uses a special computer to control robotic arms during the surgery.Complications of Valve Surgery
Q: What is Valve Replacement Surgery?
A: Replacing the old valve by the new valve is called replacement surgery. The surgeon may remove part or all of mitral valve and replace with a new one.
Q: What is Mitral regurgitation?
A: Mitral regurgitation is a condition wherein Mitral valve does not close properly causing blood to leak back into left atrium and thereby into lung.
Q: What is Mitral Stenosis?
A: Mitral stenosis is a condition wherein Mitral valve is narrowed and does not open enough restricting blood passing into left ventricle.
Q: What are the Risk factors for Mitral Valve disease?
A: Risk factors are:
Q: What happens when Mitral Valve disease is not treated?
A:If left untreated Mitral valve disease can cause many complications, including:
Q:How long it takes to recover from Valve Replacement Surgery?
A: The time it takes to recover varies depending on factors such as age and overall health, usually two to three months to recover.
Q:What are the advantages of Valve Repair over Valve Replacement?
A: Advantages to valve repair instead of replacement include:
Q: What changes do I need to make after Valve Replacement surgery?
A: You need to make lifestyle changes, it is important to eat healthy, do regular exercise, not smoke, take regular medication.
Q: When is surgery necessary in Mitral Valve disease?
A: Surgery might be necessary if the valve has deteriorated so much that repair is not possible or repair procedures have been already performed and can valve no longer be repaired.
Q:What are thewarning signs after surgery?
A: Warning signs are:
Q: How long will I be hospitalised after surgery ?
A: After surgery, you will be in hospital for about 7-10 days.
Q: What are the advantages of mimimally invasive procedure?
A: Minimally invasive procedure has many benefits
Q: Will a repeat surgery be required to replace artificial valve?
A: Artificial valves last only for a limited time. Having valve surgery again depends on type of valve you have and other co morbid conditions.
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: Do I need to carry a yellow fever vaccination certificate when I travel to India?
A: Yes, you need to carry a valid yellow fever if you are travelling from 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.
Q: Are the hospitals in your panel internationally accredited?
A: At Panacea, we are proud to associate with several Joint commission international (JCI )accredited Indian hospitals in our panel. Also Panacea is the first and only online medical facilitator in India accredited by NABH. This recognition is an acknowledgment to the quality of care being provided to patients, safety standards and services.