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Aortic Aneurysm Surgery in Singapore

Hospitals and medical centers in Singapore performing Aortic Aneurysm Surgery.

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

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Parkway East Hospital

A private general acute care hospital catering to the Eastern side of Singapore and offering a variety of services in a diverse range of specialties.

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Gleneagles Hospital

A 380 bed private hospital offering tertiary acute care services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

5 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Saw Huat Seong

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Ong Kim Kiat

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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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

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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

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Changi General Hospital

A major hospital in the eastern side of Singapore, with a capacity of 790 beds and facilities to accommodate outpatients likewise.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Jagadesan Raghuram

Chief and Senior Consultant of General Medicine

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Aortic Aneurysm

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About Aortic Aneurysm 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 Aortic Aneurysm?
An aortic aneurysm is a weakened and bulging area in the aorta, the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body.
Depending on the size of the aneurysm and on other factors, your doctor may recommend that surgery will be done.

How can Aortic Aneurysm be treated?
Currently the only effective treatment for aortic aneurysm is surgery. A patch or artificial piece of blood vessel is sewn where the aneurysm was to reinforce the aorta so that it does not burst again.

Open aneurysm repair:
A open abdominal or open chest surgery which involves removing the damaged section of the aorta and replacing it with a synthetic tube (graft), which is sewn into place.

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR):
surgery is performed from within your aorta using catheters (thin long tubes). The catheters are entered through small incisions in the groin, and are used to guide and deliver a synthetic graft through the blood vessels to the site of the aneurysm. The graft reinforces the weakened section of the aorta to prevent rupture of the aneurysm.

Days admitted : Typically 7 days at the hospital

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : After an open surgery it can take you between 4 weeks to 3 months to fully recover. Endovascular surgery requires shorter recovery time.

Risks : Surgery to repair aortic aneurysm is a serious procedure that involves great risks. Mortality rate from open repair surgery can be 4% or higher, depending on your condition and the quality of the surgeons.

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