Heart Transplant in India
Heart Transplant in India
Popular Cities in India for Heart Transplant
Treatments related to Heart Transplant in India
- Heart Transplant Start from INR 2164500
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Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon
- 1250 Number of beds
Doctors for Heart Transplant in Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
- 285 Number of beds
- New Delhi
Doctors for Heart Transplant in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai
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Doctors for Heart Transplant in Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai
Frequently Asked Questions related to Heart Transplant
What is the survival rate for heart transplant patients?
85 to 90 percent patients live 2 years or more. 60% of them live for 5 years or more.
How long does it typically take for hospital to arrange for cadeveric donor for me?
Unfortunately, there can never be a commitment on how long one has to wait. It depends on a lot of factors - age, height, weight, blood group of the patient, Indian patients in waiting queue, International patients in waiting queue before the patient.
What can i expect after an heart transplant?
It takes about six to eight weeks for your incisions to heal.
How long is the heart transplant procedure?
A heart transplant operation usually takes between 4-6 hrs.
Are the hospitals in your panel internationally accredited?
At Vaidam, we are proud to associate with several Joint commission international (JCI )accredited Indian hospitals in our panel. Also Vaidam 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.
How is the functioning of heart assessed?
Functioning of heart is assessed by: Echocardiogram - measures the Ejection Fraction or EF which is a measure of how well the heart is contracting. NT-pro BNP - a hormone that rises in the blood as a response to a failing heart.
What are the Contraindication for heart transplant?
Contradictions are: Insulin-dependent diabetes with severe organ dysfunction Recent thromboembolism such as stroke Advanced kidney, lung, or liver disease Metastatic cancer Life-threatening diseases including acute infection or systemic disease such as systemic lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis Vascular disease.
How is matching done for heart transplant?
When checking whether a heart is a good match the team will look at the quality of the heart, the size, and how well it matches blood and tissue type.
What are the risks associated with Heart Transplants?
The most common causes of death following a transplant are infection and rejection. With the exception of having to take lifelong medication to keep the body from rejecting the new heart.
What are heart transplant Rejection Symptoms?
General symptoms of heart transplant rejection are- Fever Fluid collection in lungs Decreased oxygen level in blood Shortness of breath.
What are the steps in Heart transplant surgery?
Heart Transplant procedure consists of three stages: The first stage is harvesting the heart from the donor. The second removing the recipient's damaged heart And lastly is the implantation of donor's heart.