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Cardiac Surgeon in India

Cardiac Surgeon in India

A Cardiac Surgeon is a specialist who operates on the heart, lungs and other thoracic (chest) organs and they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs. Typical symptoms of heart diseas... ... Read More
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Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon
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Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon

Super Specialty
  • 1250 Number of beds
  • Gurgaon
ABOUT HOSPITAL

Doctors for Cardiac Surgeon in Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon

Dr. Naresh Trehan

Chairman
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 40 years of experience

Dr Anil Bhan

Chairman
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 37 years of experience

Dr. Ali Zamir Khan

Associate Director
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 24 years of experience

Dr. R. K. Saran

Director
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 30 years of experience

Dr. Vijay Kohli

Chairman
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 35 years of experience

Dr. Bhuvnesh Kumar Aggarwal

Principal Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 31 years of experience
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
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Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

Multi Specialty
  • 285 Number of beds
  • New Delhi
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Doctors for Cardiac Surgeon in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna

Director
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 25 years of experience

Dr Z S Meharwal

Director
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 27 years of experience

Dr. Naveen Saraf

Principal Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 20 years of experience

Dr. Surender Nath Khanna

Additional Director
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 25 years of experience
Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai
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Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai

Super Specialty
  • Number of beds
  • Chennai
ABOUT HOSPITAL

Doctors for Cardiac Surgeon in Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai

Dr. Vijay Shankar S

Senior Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 30 years of experience

Dr. Robert Mao

Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 25 years of experience

Dr. Pramod Kumar

Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 22 years of experience

Dr Dillip Kumar Mishra

Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 31 years of experience

Dr. Girinath M R

Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 45 years of experience

Dr. Sridhar L F

Consultant
Cardiac Surgeon
  • 27 years of experience

Cost for Cardiac Surgeon in India

Coronary Angioplasty

Range

USD 300 -450000

Frequently Asked Questions related to Cardiac Surgeon

Aortic Valve replacement- Mechanical Valve

Question: Is surgery the only option for damaged aortic valves ?

When valves are damaged or diseased and do not work the way they should they may need to be repaired or replaced.

Question: If you are doing Minimally invasive surgery, does it offer same results as Open surgery or will the results be compromised because of this technique?

That is absolutely right. If your surgeon felt, he will not be able to achieve the desired results in minimally invasive surgery, he will not offer it in the first place.

Question: Can you exercise after aortic valve replacement?

Exercising will help to speed up your recovery and it's a key component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise increases your fitness levels, helps control blood pressure, weight and cholesterol and keep you relaxed.

Question: How much time does it take to fully recover from aortic valve replacement surgery?

After an aortic valve replacement, you'll usually need to stay in the hospital for about a week. The time it takes to fully recover varies depending on factors like your age and overall health.

Your breastbone will usually heal in about 6 to 8 weeks, but it maybe 2 to 3 months before you feel your normal self again.

Question: What is the life of an mechanical valve?

Mechanical valves usually last 20 years or more.

Question: What happens when damaged aortic valve is left untreated?

Your treatment depends on the severity of your condition. You may need surgery to repair or replace the valve. Left untreated, aortic valve stenosis can lead to serious heart problems.

Question: What are the various types of valves? Can I choose the type of valve I want or will doctor advice me for that?

There are two main types of heart replacement valves to choose from — mechanical and biological, Doctor will advise according to the patient age, lifestyle, food habits etc.

Question: How can I strengthen my heart valve?

There are ways to strengthen the heart valve firstly, Get moving as your heart is a muscle and as with any muscle, exercise is what strengthens it., Quit smoking, Lose weight, Eat heart-healthy foods and don't take the stress.

Question: Which is better mechanical or tissue valve?

Mechanical valves last longer than tissue valves. They are less likely to wear out or break down. If you are age 50 or younger, a mechanical valve may be a good choice.

However, the patient has to follow a strict blood thinner medication regime. Hence, the tissue valve is advised for older people to avoid the risks of blood thinners.

Question: How long does it lasts?

Mechanical valves in some patients have lasted as long as 25 years without problems. Tissue valves in some patients have lasted as long as 15 years without problems.

Question: Can mechanical heart valves be rejected?

Mechanical valves are made from carbon and metal. Tissue (biological or bioprosthetic) valves are usually made from animal tissue, or sometimes from human tissue (in which case they may be called homograft valves), that has been treated to make sure it is not rejected by the body.

Question: Do mechanical heart valves make noise?

A still poorly addressed issue of mechanical valve prostheses is the noise they produce. This is perceived by many patients, many are happy to hear their heart constantly beating, but some dislike the noise.

Aortic Valve replacement- Tissue Valve

Question: If you are doing Minimally invasive surgery, does it offer same results as Open surgery or will the results be compromised because of this technique?

That is absolutely right. If your surgeon felt, he will not be able to achieve the desired results in minimally invasive surgery, he will not offer it in the first place.

Question: I am 70 years old, Is it safe for me to undergo this surgery?

This surgery is usually done for the individuals aged between 53 to 92 years

Question: How much time does it take to fully recover from aortic valve replacement surgery?

After an aortic valve replacement, you'll usually need to stay in the hospital for about a week. The time it takes to fully recover varies depending on factors like your age and overall health.

Your breastbone will usually heal in about 6 to 8 weeks, but it maybe 2 to 3 months before you feel your normal self again.

Question: What are the various types of valves? Can I choose the type of valve I want or will doctor advice me for that?

There are two main types of heart replacement valves to choose from — mechanical and biological, Doctor will advise according to the patient.

Question: Can you exercise after aortic valve replacement?

Exercising will help to speed up your recovery and it's a key component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise increases your fitness levels, helps control blood pressure, weight, and cholesterol and keep you relaxed.

Question: What happens when damaged aortic valve is left untreated?

Your treatment depends on the severity of your condition. You may need surgery to repair or replace the valve. Left untreated, aortic valve stenosis can lead to serious heart problems.

Question: Can tissue heart valves be rejected?

Tissue heart valves (sometimes called “bioprosthetic” valves) are harvested from animal heart valves (porcine) and have passed the tests on human trials before being used.

Question: What if my body is not compatible to tissue heart valve?

These tissues are treated and neutralized so that the body will not reject them.

Question: What is the life of an tissue valve?

Tissue valves can last 10-20 years, and usually don't require the long-term use of medication.

Question: Is surgery the only option for damaged aortic valves ?

When valves are damaged or diseased and do not work the way they should they may need to be repaired or replaced.

Question: Do tissue heart valves make noise?

A third, small difference between the two valve options is sound. Tissue valves work silently, while mechanical valves can make a quiet clicking noise that some people find bothersome, especially when trying to fall asleep.

Question: How long does it lasts?

Tissue valves in some patients have lasted as long as 15 years without problems.

Question: How can I strengthen my heart valve?

There are ways to strengthen the heart valve firstly, Get moving as your heart is a muscle and as with any muscle, exercise is what strengthens it. Quit smoking, Lose weight, Eat heart-healthy foods and don't take the stress.

VP Shunting- Programmable Device

Question: Do I need a followup visit to my Surgeon?

No followup visit is required once patient has been reviewed for about 3 weeks

Question: Is this going to be a lifetime device or will it be removed some time later?

Depending on the circumstances, a VP shunt can be temporary or permanent. If the cause of your hydrocephalus is idiopathic (unexplained), congenital (present from birth), or the result of a defect in the anatomy of the brain or spine, there is a strong chance that you will need to have your VP shunt for the long term.

Question: What are the chances of shunt getting blocked in future?

WHO regulation says it may require a change every 5 years so there are fewer chances of blockage.

Question: Can you live a normal life with a brain shunt?

Most of hydrocephalic patients will be required to keep their CSF shunt all life long. One of the advantages of this therapy is that it allows you to have a normal daily life. The shunt will restore the CSF circulation to regulate its flow.

Question: Can you live a normal life with a brain shunt?

Most of the hydrocephalic patients will be required to keep their CSF shunt all life long. One of the advantages of this therapy is that it allows you to have a normal daily life. The shunt will restore the CSF circulation to regulate its flow.

Question: How long will the surgery last?

The entire procedure takes about 90 minutes.

Question: How long will the surgery last?

The entire procedure takes about 90 minutes.

Question: For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

Usually for 5 days.

Question: For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

Usually for 5 days.

Question: Is the device going to be visible from outside?

You won't be able to see the catheter because it will be under your skin. However, you may be able to feel the shunt catheter along your neck. Once all the parts of the shunt are connected, it will start draining the excess CSF as needed to reduce the pressure in your brain.

Question: What are the chances of shunt getting blocked in future?

WHO regulation says it may require a change every 5 years so there are less chances of blockage.

Question: What you recommend a programmable VP shunt vs unprogrammble VP Shunt?

There are different indications for programmed vs unprogrammed shunt, Programmed is usually done in elderly individuals and congenital hydrocephalus while unprogrammed is chosen for tumors, hydrocephalus and meningitis.

Question: How long do VP shunts lasts?

It can last from a few days or weeks to many years. In adults we have seen them last for as long as 35 years. Over time the plastic tube can corrode and disintegrate, requiring a new shunt to be inserted.

Question: What you recommend a programmable VP shunt vs unprogrammble VP Shunt?

There are different indications for programmed vs unprogrammed shunt, Programmed is usually done in elderly individuals and congenital hydrocephalus while unprogrammed is chosen for tumors, hydrocephalus and meningitis.

Question: How long do VP shunts lasts?

It can last from a few days or weeks to many years. In adults we have seen them last for as long as 35 years. Over time the plastic tube can corrode and disintegrate, requiring a new shunt to be inserted.

Question: Is this going to be a lifetime device or will it be removed some time later?

Depending on the circumstances, a VP shunt can be temporary or permanent. If the cause of your hydrocephalus is idiopathic (unexplained), congenital (present from birth), or the result of a defect in the anatomy of the brain or spine, there is a strong chance that you will need to have your VP shunt for the long term.

Question: Is the device going to be visible from outside?

You won't be able to see the catheter because it will be under your skin. However, you may be able to feel the shunt catheter along your neck.

Once all the parts of the shunt are connected, it will start draining the excess CSF as needed to reduce the pressure in your brain.

Question: Do I need a followup visit to my Surgeon?

No followup visit is required once the patient has been reviewed for about 3 weeks.

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