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Cardiac Rehabilitation Abroad

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers performing Cardiac Rehabilitation for patients with coronary heart disease (CAD).

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

In Vithas Xanit International Hospital we have a team of professionals specialized in different areas of rehabilitation that integrate both a shed as a more innovative conventional and alternative physical therapy seeks balance in physical, mental and emotional.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

The rehabilitation division is equipped with dedicated state-of-art infrastructure, exclusive intensive surgical wards and have established rehabilitation centre for post-operative patient care.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

Within the framework of the various subspecialties, a wide range of orthopedic and musculoskeletal pathologies and injuries are treated in the field of traumatology, including war injuries, home accidents, occupational accidents, old age injuries.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Rambam Medical Center

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at HM Hospitales

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Grupo Quirónsalud

Hygeia Hospital

Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Department offers services to both inpatients for musculoskeleteal, neurological and respiratory diseases in their initial phase and also to outpatients for the intermediate and chronic phase of the disease.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Hygeia Hospital Athens

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences consists of four research groups, each contributing to the scientific knowledge in specific rehabilitation areas.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Quirón Madrid

Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

Rehabilitation Department is to enable patients to achieve full mobility and resume their lifestyle as quickly as possible.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundación

Our human team, focused on the humanization of the service, works every day for the benefit of patients, providing timely, effective and warm care. In addition, we have state-of-the-art equipment that allows us to provide the patient with a diagnosis and appropriate rehabilitation.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is available at Centros Especializados

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About Cardiac Rehabilitation

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 cardiac rehabilitation?

This is a special medical program developed to assist people in recovery from diseases such as heart attacks and procedures such as heart surgery, angioplasty and stenting. Cardiac rehabilitation also includes counseling services and education which assist the patient to increase physical fitness and health which in turn reduces cardiac symptoms and problems such as heart attacks.


Why go through cardiac rehabilitation?

Anyone who has a heart condition or disease can benefit from a cardiac rehabilitation program. The program can assist you to:

  • Recover from heart surgery or a heart attack
  • Prevent future heart problems, hospital stays and death related to heart problems
  • Make necessary lifestyle changes. These includes a healthy diet and being physically active.
  • Address risk factors which may lead to heart problems such as coronary heart disease.

Risk factors that can lead to heart problems include:
  • High blood pressure
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Obesity
  • Depression
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • High blood cholesterol

Who Needs Cardiac Rehabilitation?

People of all ages and ethnic backgrounds and both sexes can benefit from cardiac rehabilitation (rehab). Rehab can help people who have had:

  • A heart attack
  • Percutaneous (per-ku-TA-ne-us) coronary intervention (PCI), sometimes referred to as angioplasty (AN-jee-oh-plas-tee) for coronary heart disease
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting for coronary heart disease
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • A heart transplant or a lung transplant
  • Stable angina (an-JI-nuh or AN-juh-nuh)
  • Heart failure

Cardiac rehab can improve your overall health and prevent future heart problems and even death.


What are the benefits of the program?
  • Medical evaluation: The doctors use the evaluation to assess your needs and limitations. The evaluation also enables them to tailor a program for you.
  • Regular exercise and physical activity: This helps your body and especially the heart to get better and stronger. In addition, it reduces the chances of having heart problems such as heart attacks in the future. During the physical activity, your blood pressure and heart rate are monitored closely. You are also taught how to check your level of activity and heart rate.
  • Counseling and education: This can help you make lifestyle changes that will better your heath such as eating right, losing weight, lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure and to quit smoking. A dietitian may be consulted to assist with creating a healthy nutrition plan. Counseling can involve advice on how to cope with stress, depression, and anger during recovery.
  • Advice and close supervision: Healthcare profession also gives you advice on how to improve your overall health so as to reduce the risk of future problems. These professionals also work in conjunction with your doctor.


The team

Cardiac rehabilitation requires a continuing commitment from a team of health care professional and yourself. The cardiac rehabilitation team helps you to set goals, offers advice and counseling and creates a tailored plan that improves your overall health. It includes doctors such as a cardiologist and a family doctor, nurses, dietitians, exercise specialists, physical therapists and psychologists. The team is in place to help in monitoring your care.

How long do I need to attend cardiac rehabilitation?

Cardiac rehabilitation programs have individualized plans that help to meet your specific needs. As each plan is different, our specific condition will determine how long the program will last. This can be four weeks, four months or even longer. 

Prognosis

Cardiac rehabilitation programs can be beneficial to all people with heart problems or those with the risk factors. Lifestyle changes prepared in the program carry few if any risks. These changes advance your overall health. This averts future heart problems and death.

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