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Cardiac/Catheter Ablations in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia performing Ablations for treating septum hypertrophy (TASH) and cardiac arrhythmias.

Rambam Medical Center

The Department of Cardiac Surgery has a highly experienced professional team, providing excellent Cardiac surgical procedures.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Gil Bolotin, MD

Director, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

15,800 - 18,000 US$

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr. Govini Balasubramani

Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

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

11 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Budhaditya Chakaraborty

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Md Abrar H.Nizami

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

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.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Sujit Banyatpiyaphod

Cardiovascular Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

Apollo Hospital Chennai

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.

9 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Dillip K Mishra

Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Dr. C.S.Vijayashankar

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Aortic Surgery Aneurysm, Aortic Surgery Dissectomy, Aortal Disorders

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

National Heart Centre Singapore

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.

22 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Assoc. Prof. Michael George Caleb

Director, Mechanical Heart Support

Dr. Sivathasan C

Co-Director

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

Yodak Cardio Thoracic Hospital

A large, modern hospital, specialized in heart and lung care. Medical specialties include cardiovascular internal medicine, cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, respiration internal medicine and tumor medicine.

6 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Xiao Mingdi

Director of the Hospital/Chairman of Cardio Surgery Deparment

Dr. Chenwei

Cardiac Surgeon, Associate Professor, Chief Physician

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

13 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Aram Smolinsky

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chest Surgery

Prof. Ehud Fresh

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.

11 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Lee Chuen Neng

Deputy Director ,National University Heart Centre, Singapore

Assoc. Prof. Michael George Caleb

Director, Mechanical Heart Support

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

upon request

Raffles Hospital

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.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Wu Dar Ching

Co-Director, Raffles Heart Centre

Prices

Procedure Prices

Ablations

11,400 - 12,800 US$

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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.

Learn more about Ablations

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