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Balloon Valvuloplasty in Thailand

Hospitals and medical centers in Thailand performing Balloon valve surgery (Valvuloplasty).
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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

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Balloon Valvuloplasty

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Vejthani Hospital

Vejthani is a 500 bed private hospital that serves international patients from over 40 countries annually. The hospital has all necessary services to accomodate medical tourists.

3 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Pranya Sakiyalak

Adult Cardiac Surgery, General Thoracic Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Surgery .

Dr. Piya Samankhatiwat

Thorasic Surgery

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Balloon Valve Treatment

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Chaophya Hospital

The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

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Balloon Valvuloplasty

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Bumrungrad Hospital

Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.

18 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Pantpis Sakornpant

Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart & Lung Surgery)

Dr. Chawalit Ongcharij

Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart & Lung Surgery)

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Valvuloplasty

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About Balloon Valvuloplasty

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What is Balloon Valvuplasty?
Balloon valvuloplasty is a minimally invasive procedure in which a narrowed heart valve is stretched open using a catheter with an inflatable balloon at its tip.
The catheter is inserted through the groin artery and is slowly guided by the physician until it reaches the heart valve. The balloon is then inflated, enlarging the valve opening.

What conditions are treated with Balloon Valvuplasty?
Balloon Valvuplasty may be used to treat valve stenosis (narrowing of the heart valves) in children and adults.
The procedure's puspose is to improve valve function and blood flow.
In children, this procedure is usually considered for pulmonary valves stenosis.
With adults it may be used for mitral valve stenosis, however because the stenosis frequently re-occurs in adult patients with valvular diseases, the it is recommended only as an emergency rescue for patients who are not candidates for valve replacement.

Who usually performs the Balloon Valvuplasty?
An interventional cardiologist, a vasular surgeon or an interventional radiologist.

Is it painfull?
When the balloon is inflated, you may feel pain. The pain is usually temporary, but you should always inform your physician about any pain.

Duration of procedure/surgery : up to 4 hours

Days admitted : 1-3 days at the hospital.

Anesthesia : Local anesthesia

Recovery : If all went well, you will be able to return to your normal activities a few days after your discharge from the hospital.

Risks : Balloon valvuloplasty can have serious complications, and you should discuss them with your physician.

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