Open Heart Surgery Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Open Heart Surgery to foreign patients.
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.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
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.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon 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
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
Open Heart Surgeryupon request
Listed cardiac surgeon:
Dr. Wu Dar Ching
Dr. Wu Dar Ching
Co-Director, Raffles Heart Centre
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.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon 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
KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital Contact KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital
Private Hospital, Malaysia
MSQH AccreditationMSQH Accreditation
A leading private medical institution in Malaysia which has obtained a number of international accreditations.
Prices
Open Heart Surgeryupon request
Listed cardiac surgeon:
Dr. Mohd Fikri Abdullah
Dr. Mohd Fikri Abdullah
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Bangkok Hospital Pattaya Contact Bangkok Hospital Pattaya
Private Hospital, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
3 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Piyapan Pamornsing
Dr. Piyapan Pamornsing
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Chayanin Vatcharasiritham
Dr. Chayanin Vatcharasiritham
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heidelberg University Hospital Contact Heidelberg University Hospital
University Hospital, Germany
Heidelberg University Hospital is one of Europe`s leading medical centers. World-renowned experts provide comprehensive care of the highest international standards in all medical specialties.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
4 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
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Dr. Christian Sebening, MD
Head of the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the Department of Cardiac Surgery
Prof. Hugo A.Katus, MD
Prof. Hugo A.Katus, MD
Medical Director of the Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology
Fortis Vasant Kunj Contact Fortis Vasant Kunj
Private Hospital, India
NABH AccreditationNABH Accreditation
Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital is a Centre of Excellence for Cardiac Sciences, Renal Sciences, Diabetology, Pulmonology and Thoracic Sciences and a specialty center for Joint Replacement, Genito-urinary, Cosmetic Surgery and Dental care.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
3 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Upendra Kaul
Dr. Upendra Kaul
Heart and Vascular Surgery
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Heart and Vascular Surgery
Anadolu Medical Center Contact Anadolu Medical Center
Private Hospital, Turkey
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
6 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Sertaç Çiçek MD, FACC, FCCP
Dr. Sertaç Çiçek MD, FACC, FCCP
Pediatric & Adult Cardiac Surgery
Cardipulmonary Transplantation
Dr. Ahmet Hulisi Arslan MD
Dr. Ahmet Hulisi Arslan MD
Cardiovascular Surgery
Pediatric Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Heart By-Pass Surgery
Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey Contact Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey
Private Hospital, Mexico
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
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About Open Heart Surgery

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 Open Heart Surgery?
Open heart surgery is a procedure that involves opening the walls of the chest, and performing surgery on the heart muscles, arteries or other related structures.

What are the different types of Open Heart Surgery treatment?
The most popular type of heart surgery is coronary artery bypass grafting or CABG as it is commonly known. During a CABG procedure, surgeons use healthy veins obtained from another part of the body to, go around blocked arteries.

Other types of open-heart surgery usually performed by specialists include:
repair of the heart valves that control blood flow through the heart's chambers and heart transplant.

Duration of procedure/surgery:
Generally between 3 to 5 hours.

Days admitted:
Naturally, your stay in hospital will vary, depending on the post-operative condition of your heart. However, in normal cases, a hospital stay of up to 4 days or longer can be expected.

Anesthesia:
General anesthesia

Recovery:
A period of 6 to 12 weeks is need for recovery. Whilst you're in hospital, doctors and nurses will keep a close check on your heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, and also the incision area for any abnormal signs.

Risks:
Heart surgery is not without its risks, and these can include the following: - Infection, fever, and even swelling - Bleeding. - Irregular heartbeats - Difficulties focusing or thinking clearly. - A reaction to the medication used to put you to sleep whilst the procedure is being performed - Damage to tissues in the heart, kidneys, and lungs. Death. Generally, the risks of an open heart procedure increases for people who: - Are older over 70 - Have had multiple heart surgeries - Suffer from conditions such as high pressure, diabetes, kidney disease and lung disease.

After care:
After your surgery, aftercare may include regular checkups with your doctor. You may need to make diet and lifestyle changes and take various medicines to assist you to remain healthy. You doctor may recommend that you join a cardiac rehabilitation program. Cardiac rehabilitation normally includes counseling, education, and exercise training to help you recover.
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