Mitral Valve Replacement Cost In Malaysia

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Mitral Valve Replacement is a procedure in which the diseased mitral valve of a patient's heart is replaced by either a mechanical or tissue valve.

Mitral Valve Replacement procedure involves the removal of the defective mitral heart valve and replacing it with a new valve.

The surgery team will remove the heart-lung machine and will wire the breastbone back together. Later, the incision is stapled back to the skin.

Mitral Valve Replacement cost in Malaysia is between USD 11160 to USD 13640. Patient has to stay in the hospital for 5 days and outside the hospital for 10 days. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.

Inclusions in the package

The cost of Mitral Valve Replacement includes:

  • Preoperative diagnostic tests cost [blood tests, a chest X-ray, an echocardiogram (ECG) and an electrocardiogram (EKG)]. 
  • Surgery cost (cost is different for different types of the valve)
  • Type of Valve (2 variables are available - Mechanical valve and Tissue Valve) 
  • Medicine cost (blood thinners, antibiotics, etc.)
  • Patient's hospital stay

Factors affecting cost of Mitral Valve Replacement

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 complication, if it happens (such as bleeding, blood clot, infection, 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

Cost related to Mitral Valve Replacement in Malaysia

Listing approximate price of Mitral Valve Replacement and some related procedures. The prices may change depending upon the centers and condition of the patient.

Treatment name Cost range
Mitral Valve Replacement USD 9920 to USD 14880
Valve Replacement USD 8800 to USD 13200

Frequently asked questions related to expenses that most patients have when planing for Mitral Valve Replacement.

What is the cost of tests for mitral valve replacement surgery?

Before mitral valve replacement or repair surgery, an echocardiogram is done to obtain information about your heart condition. Other tests also done include X-rays, CT scans, lung tests, and blood tests. All the aforementioned tests are covered in the package.

Is the pharmacy and medicine cost included in the package?

Medications are required to treat irregular heartbeats and other complications related to mitral valve prolapse. These are a part of the package when you’re at the hospital, but if you buy the medication from outside the hospital, it is not included in the package. 

What is the cost of implants in the mitral valve replacement surgery?

In a mitral valve replacement surgery, a surgeon extracts the mitral valve from the patient and replaces it with a mechanical valve or a valve made out of a pig, cow, or human heart tissue. Mechanical valves last longer than other types of valves, hence, they cost slightly more than than other.

Mitral Valve Replacement - Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mitral Valve Replacement 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 Mitral Valve Replacement in different countries is approximately:

  • India USD 4960 to USD 7440
  • Turkey USD 9600 to USD 14400
  • Thailand USD 8800 to USD 13200
  • Germany USD 32000 to USD 48000
  • Israel USD 27200 to USD 40800
  • Singapore USD 21600 to USD 32400

List of Centers for Mitral Valve Replacement in Malaysia

Popular Cities in Malaysia for Mitral Valve Replacement are:

Leading Hospitals for Mitral Valve Replacement in Malaysia

Doctors for Mitral Valve Replacement in Malaysia

The right doctor to consult for Mitral Valve Replacement is a Cardiac Surgeon.

Listing popular specialists:

Mr. Hafiz I. A. Law

Mr. Hafiz I. A. Law

Consultant, 30 years of experience

Gleneagles Hospital, PenangLocation

Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Hardip Singh

Dr. Hardip Singh

Consultant, 25 years of experience

Sunway Medical Centre, SelangorLocation

Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Dr. Simon Yap Ngim Loong

Dr. Simon Yap Ngim Loong

Chairman, 40 years of experience

Sunway Medical Centre, SelangorLocation

Cardiothoracic surgery and Vascular surgery.

Dr. Ulf Myhre

Dr. Ulf Myhre

Senior Consultant, 35 years of experience

Sunway Medical Centre, SelangorLocation

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Mohd Hamzah bin Kamarulzaman

Dr. Mohd Hamzah bin Kamarulzaman

Senior Resident, 33 years of experience

KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, AmpangLocation

Aortic Surgery, Ventricular septal defect (VSD) and Atrial septal defect (ASD), Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Grafting, Intra - Cardiac Repair, Tetralogy of Fallot, Patent Foramen Ovale, Valve Repair and Replacement

Dr. HJ Nik Isahak Wan Abdullah

Dr. HJ Nik Isahak Wan Abdullah

Consultant, 30 years of experience

Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Subang JayaLocation

Angina pectoris Atherosclerosis Cardiothoracic diseases/ Cardiovascular disorders Balloon Angioplasty of Coronary Artery Interventional cardiology procedures Coronary angiogram (CAG) Pacemaker Implantation

Dr Ainol Shareha Sahar

Dr Ainol Shareha Sahar

Consultant, 25 years of experience

Pantai Hospital PenangLocation

Cardiology Internal Medicine

Dr Alfred Charles Poey

Dr Alfred Charles Poey

Consultant, 30 years of experience

Pantai Hospital PenangLocation

Adult Cardiac Surgery Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Dr Suhaimi Osman

Dr Suhaimi Osman

Consultant, 31 years of experience

Pantai Hospital KlangLocation

Neoanatal Echocardiography Paediatric Cardiac Catheterisation Cardiac Pacing Coronary Angiogram Doppler Echocardiography

Dr. Lee Weng Seng

Dr. Lee Weng Seng

Consultant, 40 years of experience

Sunway Medical Centre, SelangorLocation

Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Dr. Kenneth Chin Kin Liat

Dr. Kenneth Chin Kin Liat

Consultant, 47 years of experience

Pantai Hospital Kuala LumpurLocation

Heart transplants Artery blockage surgery Open heart surgery Heart attack

Dr. Ng Wai Kiat

Dr. Ng Wai Kiat

Consultant, 33 years of experience

Pantai Hospital Kuala LumpurLocation

Heart valve surgery Heart transplant Heart attack Heart bypass Hole in heart

Dr. Arunachalam N

Dr. Arunachalam N

Consultant, 31 years of experience

Pantai Hospital Kuala LumpurLocation

Open heart surgery Heart transplant Coronary Artery Bypass REDO Coronary Artery Bypass Valve Repair and Replacement Adult Congenital Heart – ASD, VSD Surgery for Lung Cancer or Lung Infections Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery – VATS VATS Sympathectomy

Dr. Venugopal Balchand

Dr. Venugopal Balchand

Consultant, 25 years of experience

Pantai Hospital Kuala LumpurLocation

CABG Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery Redo Heart Surgery Lung Surgery

Dr. Ghandhiraj Somasundram

Dr. Ghandhiraj Somasundram

Consultant, 36 years of experience

Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala LumpurLocation

coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, surgery for aortic aneurysms and dissections, and left ventricular restorative surgery

Dr. Lim Yew Cheng

Dr. Lim Yew Cheng

Consultant, 35 years of experience

Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala LumpurLocation

coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, surgery for aortic aneurysms and dissections, and left ventricular restorative surgery

Dr Lee Yew Ming

Dr Lee Yew Ming

Senior Consultant, 30 years of experience

Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh, MalaccaLocation

Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Paediatric Thoracic Surgery.

Dr Leong Kin Seng

Dr Leong Kin Seng

Senior Consultant, 50 years of experience

Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh, MalaccaLocation

Hear attacks, Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

Dr Kenny Cheng

Dr Kenny Cheng

Consultant, 15 years of experience

Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Subang JayaLocation

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Endoscopic Vein Harvesting, Heart Valve Surgeries, Minimally Invasive Video Assisted Thoracoscopic, Thoracic Surgeries.

Dr Tan Keng Kooi

Dr Tan Keng Kooi

Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience

Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Subang JayaLocation

Cardiothoracic surgery, Heart valve surgery, Pediatric cardiac surgery, Thoracic surgery and Video-assisted thoracic surgery.

Success Rate

The success rate varies between 82-95%.

Possible risks after Mitral Valve Replacement may be -

  • Blood clots
  • Valve dysfunction in replacement valves
  • Bleeding
  • Infection, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions Related to Mitral Valve Replacement

Before the Procedure (3 Questions):

Mitral valve replacement surgery is being done to replace a poorly working mitral valve with an artificial valve. This surgery will help the blood flow through your heart and out of your body. In mitral valve replacement surgery the doctor will replace the poorly working mitral valve  with an artificial valve.

Mitral valve replacement is needed only if the mitral valve is not working properly. Surgical repair of the mitral valve can be done. Some of the common conditions required for mitral valve replacement includes ischemic heart disease, infection of heart valves, heart failure and rheumatic fever.

When you prepare for surgery your doctor will decide which valve will be the best for you. Your surgeon will replace the valve with biological or mechanical valve.  You should not eat or drink anything after midnight and before the surgery and avoid taking blood-thinning medicines.

During the Procedure (2 Questions):

Some of the tests which you need to undergo before surgery includes chest x ray, ECG, blood tests, echocardiogram and coronary angiogram.

An incision is being made in the middle of your chest, to get access to your heart breast bone will be separated. Heart lung machine is being attached which acts as heart and lung during the procedure, then your surgeon will remove your current mitral heart valve and then replace it with a new valve. At last your breastbone will be stitched together.

Post the Procedure (5 Questions):

After your mitral valve replacement you will be taken to the recovery room. You will immediately notice relief from symptoms. Tubes may be placed in your chest for breathing which can be uncomfortable. Bandages will be placed over the incision.

The risk of the surgery depends on your overall health, age and other factors. Some of the common risks of the procedure includes infection, bleeding, irregular heart rhythms, blood clots, anaesthesia complications, continuous leaking of valve. Some of the other risk of the procedure includes chronic illness, lung problems, obesity, infections, higher age

You will feel some soreness, but you shouldn’t feel severe pain. If you need it, you can ask for pain medicine.

You are required to stay in hospital for 5 days after surgery.

You should avoid lifting  heavy objects for few weeks after surgery. Before going for any medical or dental procedure inform your doctor about it. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor to prevent infection.

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