Category: Vascular System

Hospital Stay and Follow up Care Post CABG in India

Posted by: admin on October 31st, 2012 no responses.

The video shows a leading cardiac surgeon elucidating the length of hospital stay, which consequently affects the length of your stay in the country if you’re a medical tourist, and how to undertake rehabilitation post CABG in India. If you’re not sure what coronary artery bypass grafting in India entails, the surgeon shares his trade secrets to help you make an informed choice.



Narration – “Once the preliminary investigations which include angiography and cardiography are done, it is made final that case is going to the surgeon. See, once that is decided, we need two days of pre surgery preparations which include investigation of the total body…heart, lung, liver, kidneys and everything, we perform basic tests for all the organs and we arrange the blood, need some time to arrange the blood also; 4 to 5 units are required for bypass surgery to be kept in hand, may not be used.


We need two days time to conduct all these tests, to prepare for surgery, and put the patient off anti-platelet drugs. Usually, all these patients are on anti-platelet drugs which keep the blood thin. So, we need to stop those drugs for 2-3 days before we do surgery because, otherwise, patient will bleed a lot in surgery. So, that’s why we need 2 days time and then surgical day and usually, 90% cases, 5 days after the surgery, 5th day we discharge the patient. There are some patients who we require to keep for longer, those who don’t progress well…but the number is very small. Largely, 90%, we send the patient back on 5th day, 5th post-operative day. Post operative day means, the day we’ve operated is zero day. Five days after that. Two days before surgery so, total seven days.


In cardiac surgery follow up is like that, we after discharging, fifth day, we call the patient after one week to remove the few stitches, rest all the stitches are self dissolvable, but there are two three stitches which we need to remove, where drain pipes are going inside so we have to remove those stitches and we set few basic medicines, so that is done after one week. After that we call the patient after one month for the surgical follow up and after one month we just give the patient to carry operations.


No cardiac surgeon follows up with patient after that because it is not required. You just need to set few medications and all those things which cardiologist is doing more effectively than a cardiac surgeon. If the patient is having any wound problem, related to the chest wound or the leg wound, only then he comes to surgeon, otherwise all follow ups are done by cardiologist which, I think, can do it in your own country, or by video conferencing or by mail.”


So all in all, you would need a month of vacation to get a coronary artery bypass grafting in India, in case you do not want to fly in again after a month. Not all you’re time will be spent in the hospital. You can spare some time to explore this magnificent country.


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CABG for Young Patients in India

Posted by: Jerome on October 30th, 2012 no responses.

The video shows a top cardiac surgeon, who offers CABG to young patients in India, discussing how age bracket is shifting towards the younger side as he witnesses increasing number of patients under 40 every year opting for this heart surgery in India.



Narration – “This is mainly coronary artery bypass grafting, usually, this is the time when lot of patients are coming in a very young age. Earlier, we used to see patients 40 plus but now very frequently I’m seeing patients in their early 30s.


Usually the disease is more severe than that in this subset of patients, they don’t get time for the formation of collateral vessels, supporting vessels, and they’re not well developed in these kinds of patients. So whenever they have blocked vessels, it’s really badly blocked and these patients have massive heart attacks, younger patients.


So it’s more difficult to handle these kinds of patients because this is in the most severe form in younger patients rather than older patients…the procedure, conducting the surgery is same as…


The life of the conduit, it really matters, if the conduit is going to wear off in 8-10 years, these patients, they certainly require to do something, either angioplasty, where it is applicable or a repeat bypass surgery. At times patient is required to undergo 3 times or 4 times bypass surgery which is more common in western world where the life expectancy is more, so they get a longer life span and every 8 to 10 years they have to undergo a bypass surgery or some kind of cardiac procedure to keep their vessels running.”


In heart clinics across India, Angioplasty is other procedure which is seeing a mass adoption among younger subset of cardiac patients, especially from foreign lands.


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Infection Control at Heart Hospital in India

Posted by: Emily on October 30th, 2012 no responses.

The video shows a cardiac surgeon from a leading heart hospital in India talking of infection control measures taken at the hospital which are compliant with international standards. Building up on strong safety measures, robotic cardiac surgery in India is a step in right direction as it leaves little scope for human error.



Narration – “See, in my experience,  bigger hospitals which do not get time to shut down the…theatres and which have a closed system of ventilation, see AHUs, Air handling Units, and other these kinds of equipment, which don’t see the daylight and these kinds of theatres carry more infection.


I’ve seen worst infections in bigger institutes and bigger corporate hospitals. Smaller setups which have got individual ACs running in the rooms, not a very closed system and workload is not very high, where you get enough time to…your operation theatres very regularly so infection…are almost negligible…very very few, once in 1000 or 500 cases we report some kind of infection. Otherwise, it goes infection free.”


If you’re considering cardiac surgery in India, it is advisable, as the doctor says, to choose a smaller hospital with facilities of a big hospital than choose a big hospital with facilities of a small hospital. It is attention to details that matters the most.


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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in India – Surgery Demystified

Posted by: Emily on October 30th, 2012 no responses.

The video shows a top cardiac surgeon explaining his process of conducting Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) in India.  Very rarely does one come across a surgeon sharing his trade secrets. This video is one of those rarities.



Narration – “There are three major blood vessels which supply the muscle of the heart and by which the pump of the heart works. See, due to excessive cholesterol deposition, these vessels tend to get blocked. So whenever the blockage is more than 70%, which we come to know by history of the patient and by few preliminary investigations, angiography and all those, so if these vessels cannot be repaired by angioplasty, the case is given to the surgeon to bypass these vessels by some kind of conduits.


So this is what I’m doing and by bypassing those blockages by using leg veins or other such conduits available in the body so that to leave…this is basically done, these days everybody is doing it on beating heart. We don’t need to stop the heart to do all these kinds of things.”


Lay to rest your apprehensions about quality of cardiac surgery, such as, angioplasty in India, for Indian surgeons undergo one of the most exhaustive medical curricula in the world inside the hallowed portals of premier med schools in the country. Since the days of Sushruta, country’s dominance in medicine has been bequeathed as a legacy which unflinchingly is honoured by its doctors.


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Surgical Treatment of Avascular Necrosis (AVN) in India

Posted by: Emily on August 2nd, 2012 no responses.

Surgical-Treatment-Avascular-Necrosis If you’re looking for affordable surgical treatment of Avascular Necrosis (AVN), India is an excellent option. The good quality of surgery in India has long been highly regarded; the Joint Commission International (JCI) accrediting some 19 medical facilities as internationally excellent. Indeed, medical treatment in India has long offered medical travelers first-class clinical care, without the expense found in many First World countries.


Avascular Necrosis Explained

Avascular Necrosis is known by several names: AVN, osteonecrosis, aseptic necrosis, ischemic bone necrosis etc. It occurs when there is a lack of blood supply to bone tissue, ultimately resulting in the death and collapse of the bone. Thus, obtaining the appropriate treatment—which could include core decompression, bone reshaping, joint replacement or bone transplantation—is of huge importance to sufferers of AVN. The high number of uninsured people in countries such as the USA (48.2 million in 2010 according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) means that opting for avascular necrosis femoral head treatment in India could represent a financially sensible option.


Benefits of AVN surgery in India

  • The treatment cost for osteonecrosis in India tends to be considerably lower than that found in many affluent countries. In some cases savings of 40–70% may be noted when comparing prices with prosperous countries such as the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada etc.
  • Whilst there may be no discernible difference between the quality of healthcare provision, the lower cost of living tends to account for the decreased aseptic necrosis prices in India.
  • In our network we have some highly respected hospitals/clinics in India in popular tourist destinations including Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai and New Delhi. These medical facilities are well used to dealing with medical tourists and can therefore treat patients without any communication-related issues.
  • In many affluent countries, an oversubscribed healthcare system can often mean long waiting lists and a lack of flexibility when booking your treatment. Opting for a treatment such as the avascular necrosis hip treatment in India, however, allows you to organize your procedure according to your own schedule.
  • A lot of doctors in India tend to seek medical and specialization training abroad. They also use state-of-the-art techniques in well-equipped facilities.

To obtain a free, no obligation quote for ischemic bone necrosis treatment in India, fill out the form on our website. All information is handled in confidence and you’ll even receive a Medical Tourism India guide.


Planning Your Bone Infarction Treatment in India—Some Considerations

  • Make sure you carry out adequate research and planning. Speaking to your surgeon prior to treatment should ensure that you understand what your osteonecrosis treatment in India will entail—both in terms of cost and recuperation time.
  • Patient testimonials and online reviews can provide helpful information on planning and preparation. Market-Plaza-India
  • Remember to factor-in the cost of transport and accommodation into your avascular necrosis treatment cost. India is a well-connected, globally accessible country with international flights arriving from numerous destinations. Decrease your travel spend by booking early and researching the cheapest flights available using the internet.
  • If you’re thinking about traveling for AVN treatment in India, pay particular attention to the travel advice suggested by your local government agency. For example, the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides up-to-the-minute information regarding the travel, safety and security issues that people should consider prior to their trip.
  • One of the greatest benefits of having your hip necrosis operation in India is factoring in a vacation. Visiting India provides you with the opportunity to explore the culture of a beautiful and diverse land. Whether you’re discovering ancient buildings, experiencing traditional festivals or sampling delicious cuisine, India has a great deal to offer even to the most-seasoned traveler.

If you’re suffering from Avascular Necrosis and are struggling to afford the treatment required, looking abroad could provide the answer. Deciding to have your surgical treatment of Avascular Necrosis (AVN) in India may be a sensible option as, as already stated above, it offers international-level healthcare by highly qualified doctors, in well-equipped hospitals, among others—all this at a reasonable cost. Plus, the option of a vacation in a mystical land, full of ocular, culinary and sartorial delights.


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Vascular Surgery India

Posted by: Emily on February 24th, 2012 no responses.

With high stress and obesity adding to the increasing incidence of diseases affecting the circulatory system all over the world, patients are choosing to get low-cost, yet quality vascular surgery in India.

Varicose Veins  Treatment Through Vascular Surgery in India As healthcare costs increase exponentially in the US, more and more people are seeking cheaper remedial alternatives in India. They are undergoing elective procedures such as teeth replacements and even complex treatments such as brain and heart surgery in India.

Inexpensive vascular treatments such as catheter embolization, vascular stenting and angioplasty in India are readily available and increasingly being sought.

What is Vascular Surgery?

  • Vascular surgery is a multidisciplinary surgical specialty where the vascular system, made up of veins and arteries, is treated using medical therapy, minimally-invasive procedures such as stents and angioplasty, as well as surgical reconstruction.
  • Vascular surgeons attend to a range of diseases that can impact all parts of the body. From arterial diseases such as aneurysms, lymphatic diseases, venous diseases like deep vein thrombosis, to migraines, vascular surgery is used extensively. Here is a leading vascular surgeon’s take on varicose veins surgery in India. Interested readers can also go through this video on diabetic foot treatment in India.
  • Many people from the First World are unable to afford the cost of treatment and head to India for vascular surgery to get remedy for diabetic foot, varicose veins, deep venous thrombosis, abdominal and thoracic aneurysms, and femoral embolectomy as they can then receive world-class treatment in a hospitable environment without emptying their coffers.

Vascular Surgery India – the Advantages

A CII-McKinsey report projects medical tourism earnings to rise over $2 billion by 2012. Given the affordability of Indian medicine, it can be assumed that a significant number of medical tourists are heading to Indian cities like Mumbai and New Delhi for coronary angioplasty, diabetic foot treatment, and orthopedic procedures and even for plastic surgeries and cosmetic dental treatments.

There are many more advantages to getting vascular leg surgery in India, some of which are listed as under:

  • Vascular surgery in India costs about 35%-40% of what one will have to shell out for the treatment in the United States.
  • The leading hospitals in India use cutting edge surgical equipment and are in observance of international standards of hygiene. As vascular surgery doctors of India operate on you, you can expect the use of world-class technology.
  • With many of them being internationally trained, many vascular surgeons in India hold global certifications.
  • Most of the doctors, surgeons and medical staff who work in renowned vascular surgery clinics in India can speak fluent English.
  • Map of India With an abundance of world-class hospitals and medical professionals, you will be able to schedule any procedure such as laser vascular surgery in India with ease as waiting time can be almost zero in the Southwest Asian country.
  • Most of the hospitals that cater to foreign medical tourists are JCI, ISO, and/or NABH accredited and offer low cost vascular surgery in India.
  • India evokes an imagery of bewildering diversity, with each city being a treasure trove of culture and landscape. Before your vascular surgery in India, you might be able to gently explore the city you choose for your treatment.

Vascular Leg Surgery India – Travel Considerations

  • Research all your options before settling on the right healthcare facility and surgeon for your vascular surgery in India.
  • The medical malpractice laws of India are not as stringent as those in the US and should be considered in your surgical planning.
  • While most Indian cities are cosmopolitan, it is advisable to be conservative about your clothing.
  • Be cautious about your safety.
  • Make sure that you have fulfilled all the travel requirements as you head for your vascular leg surgery in India. You will require travel visas to enter India. Information about travel visas can be found at the Indian Consulates in your country.
  • Keep in mind that it can take up to 24 hours to travel from the US to India.
  • Remember to convert your currency into Indian rupees. While larger businesses accept traveler’s checks and major credit cards, small stores that make up a majority of Indian markets operate on a cash-only basis.
  • Avoid drinking tap water at all costs. Carry bottled water with you to avoid any unpleasant gastrointestinal problems.
  • Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh - India India’s weather is as diverse as its people. So remember to check on the local weather as you schedule your vascular surgery in India and pack accordingly.
  • Depending on where you are in India, the language will change. While most people you interact with will speak English, each city will have its local language.
  • India’s national language is Hindi. Some common Hindi phrases are:
    • namaste  - Hello
    • kaise hain (pronounced as hey) aap? – How are you?
    • hum theek hain – I’m fine
    • dhanyavaad – thank you
    • chalte hain – good-bye
    • may kho gayi (feminine)/gaya (masculine) hu – I’m lost
    • ye kitne ka hai? – how much is this?
    • maaf kijiye – excuse me

India’s rising global presence has resulted in the development of international standard medical care with widely experienced doctors and state-of-the-art technology. Add to this, the hospitality of India’s people and its varied landscape and vascular surgery in India becomes an obvious decision.


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