ACL Surgery Cost In India

Minimum Cost USD2880
Maximum Cost USD3520
  • Days In Hospital 3 days
  • Outside Hospital Stay 12 days
  • Success Rate 75-97%
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Cost of ACL Surgery in India: Detailed Overview

Acl Anterior Cruciate Ligament cost in India for Indian Patients is between USD1920 to USD2560. Cost for International patients is between USD 2880 to USD 3520.

Patient has to stay in the hospital for 3 days and outside the hospital for 12 days. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.

The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is the tissue that connects the thighbone to the shinbone, at the knee. Most ACL injuries occur during certain sports such as basketball, football, tennis etc.

In Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, the torn ligament is removed and replaced with a piece of tendon from another part of the knee or from a deceased donor.

Doctors for ACL Surgery in India

The right doctor to consult for ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is an Orthopaedic Surgeon along with a Physiotherapist.

Dr. IPS Oberoi

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Inclusions in the package

The cost of ACL Reconstruction includes:

  • Preoperative diagnostic tests cost (some tests that may be required - X-ray, MRI, blood tests, etc.)

  • Surgery cost (depends on whether there is a requirement for an implant)

  • Type and quality of implant being used.

  • Post-Operative cost (depends on the number of follow-up sessions)

  • Medicine cost (Anti-inflammatory, Pain Killers, Antibiotics, etc.)

  • Patient's hospital stay 

Note: In case of a Meniscus tear, implant placement will be done.

Factors affecting cost of ACL Surgery

The overall cost of the procedure also varies based on the patient's condition and preferences. Some of these factors are:

  • Type of hospital and room opted (General, Twin sharing, or single room)

  • The severity of the disease 

  • Post-surgical complications if it happens (such as knee stiffness, infection, patellar fracture, etc.)

  • Cost of Blood products (if required)

  • An extended stay at the Hospital

  • Cost of Accommodation during follow-ups, in case the patient is not a local resident

  • If any extra investigations are required

Cost related to ACL Surgery in India

Listing approximate price of ACL Surgery and some related procedures. The prices may change depending upon the centers and condition of the patient.

Treatment name Min. Cost Max. Cost
ACL Reconstruction Rs.142080 Rs.189440
Revision ACL Reconstruction Surgery Rs.155400 Rs.207200

How much does ACL Surgery cost in different cities in India?

The price varies across the cities. Tier 1 Cities are usualy more expencive thane tier 2 cities. The price for ACL Surgery in different cities in India is approximately in the range of:

Cities Min. Cost Max Cost
New Delhi Rs.120058 Rs.187782
Gurgaon Rs.123136 Rs.184704
Noida Rs.115440 Rs.192400
Chennai Rs.123136 Rs.177008
Mumbai Rs.126214 Rs.187782
Bangalore Rs.120058 Rs.181626
Kolkata Rs.115440 Rs.173930
Jaipur Rs.107744 Rs.172390
Mohali Rs.110822 Rs.261664
Ahmedabad Rs.103126 Rs.170851
Hyderabad Rs.118518 Rs.180086

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How much does ACL Surgery cost in different countries?

For patients planning to travel abroad it is useful to know the price in destinations popular with medical travellers. The price for ACL Surgery in different countries is approximately:

Countries Min. Cost Max. Cost
Turkey USD 2960 USD 4440
Thailand USD 3200 USD 4800
Germany USD 3200 USD 4800
Israel USD 9600 USD 14400
Singapore USD 13600 USD 20400
Malaysia USD 4400 USD 6600

Success Rate

The success rate is high and varies between 75-97%.

Possible risks of ACL surgery, may include pain behind the kneecap, weakness or stiffness in the knee area.
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Frequently Asked Questions Related to ACL Surgery Cost

Prior to having ACL reconstruction surgery, your doctor may order tests to help evaluate the level of your injury. Tests include MRI scans and x-rays to take accurate dimensions of the bones and structures of your knee.

Yes, you will have to incur expenses for:

  • Pain medicine for recovery
  • Equipment such as crutches or knee braces
  • Physical therapy
  • In case of a graft failure or injury, you may need a second ACL reconstruction

Medicines that you consume at the hospital are generally covered in the package. Medicines prescribed for recovery are not covered in the package price.

Generally, you only need to spend 12 - 16 hours at the hospital. Post the surgery, you will have to take rehabilitation outside the hospital for 2 to 9 months depending on your case and follow up with the doctor.

Most insurance plans cover ACL Reconstruction surgery. You can check with your insurance provider for a plan that suits your need.

Full ACL tears cannot be healed without surgery, however, partial ACL tears may be ministered effectively with nonsurgical methods, please check with your doctor for the most appropriate treatment option.

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Everything You Need to Know About ACL Surgery: Q&A

Before the Procedure (3 Questions):

ACL surgery is a process that uses a portion of tendon from the patient having surgery or from a deceased person to rebuild a torn ACL. A kneecap or hamstring tendon might be used as replacement tissue.

Active people, particularly athletes whose activity requires pivoting, are suitable candidates for ACL surgery. This operation is excellent for those who have completed a rehabilitation program but still have knee instability. People who have damaged more than one knee ligament may benefit from ACL surgery.

Children and younger teens who are still growing cannot undergo the same sort of ACL surgery as adults or older adolescents, however recent surgical advancements have made ACL reconstruction surgery accessible for juvenile athletes.

During the Procedure (3 Questions):

Most ACL repair patients are given an epidural nerve block during their operation rather than being completely asleep under general anesthesia. This epidural is similar to the localized anaesthetia that many women receive after delivery.

ACL reconstruction can be done using a number of various tissues or grafts. The optimal transplant option for you is a personal decision, although some characteristics make certain graft options superior to others. There are two types of grafts: those produced from your own body (autografts) and those obtained from a corpse (allografts).

ACL reconstruction surgery has three main steps:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Graft harvesting
  • ACL surgery

The orthopedic surgeon creates ports of entry for the arthroscope and surgical equipment by making tiny incisions around the knee joint. The arthroscope is introduced into the knee and a saline solution is delivered to increase the space surrounding the joint. This allows for surgical equipment such as the arthroscopic camera, which feeds video to a display and allows the surgeon to look within the knee joint.The surgeon then examines the components that surround the torn ACL, such as the left and right meniscus and the articular cartilage. If one of these soft tissues has a lesion, the surgeon will fix it.

Following that, the graft will be harvested (unless a donor allograft is used). A segment of tendon from another region of the patient's body is cut to form a graft, which is then joined at either end to bone plugs obtained from the patella and tibia. These plugs aid in the anchoring of the graft that will become the new ACL. Using a flexible guide wire, the surgeon inserts the replacement ACL into the femur and tibia. Screws are used to secure bone plugs and those plugs will eventually fuse with the surrounding bone.

Post the Procedure (6 Questions):

Returning to athletics necessitates ligament healing, muscle strengthening, and the restoration of neuromuscular coordination. The recovery period following ACL restoration is lengthy, arduous, and frequently more difficult than the operation itself. Sports involvement can be resumed roughly 6-9 months following surgery.

Following ACL surgery, the patient will be kept in the recovery room until the anesthesia wears off. A nurse will assist the patient in walking with crutches and will demonstrate how to change the bandage on the wound. The patient will be allowed to leave the hospital the same day. Swelling can be treated with ice packs. Physical treatment will be required to strengthen the muscles that surround the knee.

When the patient is ready to return to work will depend on the type of employment. If the patient has a sedentary job, for example, he or she may be able to return to work within a week of surgery. However, if the patient's employment requires standing all day, putting strain on the repaired knee, returning to work may take up to six weeks.

No, many doctors used to recommend functional braces following ACL surgery. Recent research has shown that wearing a brace does not lessen the rate of ACL re-tear. Wearing one may provide some patients with a sense of security, but it is not required.

ACL repair surgery has a non-surgical alternative. This is referred to as a percutaneous ACL repair. This method includes injecting a concentration of the patient's bone marrow stem cells into the ACL rather than removing the damaged ligament and replacing it with a harvested tendon.

Pain is a highly subjective feeling that varies greatly across individuals. However, because ACL surgery is a semi-elective treatment, we can prepare for pain and use various current modalities to make the surgery a far more tolerable experience.

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