Cardiac/Catheter Ablations Abroad

A list of leading international hospitals performing Ablations to foreign patients for treating septum hypertrophy (TASH) and cardiac arrhythmias.
Bumrungrad Hospital Contact Bumrungrad Hospital
Private Hospital, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.
Prices
Ablations9,900 - 26,300 US$
18 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Pantpis Sakornpant
Dr. Pantpis Sakornpant
Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart & Lung Surgery)
Dr. Chawalit Ongcharij
Dr. Chawalit Ongcharij
Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart & Lung Surgery)
National Heart Centre Singapore Contact National Heart Centre Singapore
Public Hospital, Singapore
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
The National Heart Centre of Singapore is a major referral center for cardiovascular concerns. It provides a comprehensive range of cardiac services that cover prevention, diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation. NHC caters to both local and foreign patients.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
22 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Assoc. Prof. Michael George Caleb
Assoc. Prof. Michael George Caleb
Director, Mechanical Heart Support
Dr. Sivathasan C
Dr. Sivathasan C
Co-Director
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute Contact Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
Private Hospital, India
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   NABH AccreditationNABH Accreditation
EHIRC is a JCI accredited hospital which is a Centre of Excellence providing the latest technology in: Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Minimally Invasive Surgery (Robotics), Non-Invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Surgery & Paediatric Cardiology
Prices
Ablationsupon request
11 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
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Dr. Budhaditya Chakaraborty
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon
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Dr. Md Abrar H.Nizami
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon
Global Hospitals Chennai Contact Global Hospitals Chennai
Private Hospital, India
NABH AccreditationNABH Accreditation
The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
Hygeia Hospital Contact Hygeia Hospital
Hygeia Hospital, Greece
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
Fortis Hospital Noida Contact Fortis Hospital Noida
Private Hospital, India
NABH AccreditationNABH Accreditation
Located near Delhi, Fortis Hospital Noida is a Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences with a focus on Cardiac Sciences, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and Oncology.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
21 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Adarsh Koppula
Dr. Adarsh Koppula
Beating Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG), Valve Replacement
Dr. Anand Kumar Pandey
Dr. Anand Kumar Pandey
Interventional Cardiology
Rudolfinerhaus Hospital Contact Rudolfinerhaus Hospital
Private Hospital, Austria
The largest private hospital in Vienna, offering quality medical services in an atmosphere of a luxury hotel. Rudolfinerhaus is affiliated with thousands of doctors, and patients can choose their doctors, or even bring their own physicians.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
Acibadem Maslak Hospital Contact Acibadem Maslak Hospital
Private Hospital, Turkey
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
A modern, JCI accredited, full service hospital, established in 2009. Acibadem Maslak is part of the Acibadem Healthcare Group, so international patients are taken care of through the group's International Patient Center.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
5 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Prof. Tayyar Sarioglu, MD
Prof. Tayyar Sarioglu, MD
Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery
Prof. Cem Alhan
Prof. Cem Alhan
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Apollo Hospital Chennai Contact Apollo Hospital Chennai
Private Hospital, India
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   NABH AccreditationNABH Accreditation
The Apollo Hospital Chennai is part of the Apollo Hospitals group. The hospital is JCI accredited and considered as one of the best hospitals in India.
Prices
Ablationsupon request
9 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Dillip K Mishra
Dr. Dillip K Mishra
Cardio Thoracic Surgery
Dr. C.S.Vijayashankar
Dr. C.S.Vijayashankar
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Aortic Surgery Aneurysm, Aortic Surgery Dissectomy, Aortal Disorders
Raffles Hospital Contact Raffles Hospital
Private Hospital, Singapore
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.
Prices
Ablations12,900 - 14,500 US$
Listed cardiac surgeon:
Dr. Wu Dar Ching
Dr. Wu Dar Ching
Co-Director, Raffles Heart Centre
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About Cardiac Ablations

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.
What is Catheter Ablation?
Catheter ablation is a treatment procedure performed to treat some kinds of arrhythmia, in which there are problems related to the heartbeat rhythm.

How is Catheter Ablation Performed?
  • An ablation catheter, which is a thin, long and flexible tube, is inserted into a blood vessel in the arm, groin or neck.
  • The catheter is guided into the heart thought the blood vessel.
  • Radiofrequency (RF) energy is sent from a special machine through the ablation catheter into the heart.
  • Tissues of the heart where abnormal heartbeats occur are destroyed by the energy.

How to Prepare for Catheter Ablation?
  • A comprehensive electrophysiologic study (EPS) needs to be done before a catheter ablation procedure.
  • Various tests including chest X-ray, ECG and blood tests need to be conducted before the procedure.
  • Some medications need to be stopped a few days before the procedure.
  • Sedative medication will be given through an intravenous line.



Duration of procedure/surgery:
4 to 8 hours

Days admitted:
Overnight, if there are no complications.

Anesthesia:
Local anesthesia

Recovery:
- The patient needs to stay in bed for 1 to 6 hours after the procedure.
- The patient is monitored using a telemetry monitor to observe the heart rate and rhythm.
- There may be chest discomfort and feelings of fatigue for about 2 days after the procedure.

Risks:
- Pain
- Bleeding
- Infection
- Blood clots
- Puncture

After care:
- The patient should follow the doctor’s instructions carefully.
- If there is prolonged chest discomfort, the doctor should be informed immediately.
- Anti-arrhythmic medication needs to be taken after the procedure.
- The patient should not drive for a few days after the procedure.