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Congenital Heart Treatment in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia performing Congenital Heart Treatment.

Columbia Asia Hospitals

A 200-bed facility located at Gateway Center in Northwest Bangalore. The hospital opened in 2008 and provides comprehensive tertiary-level services, such as cardiac operations, orthopedics and neuroscience, as well as secondary-level medical care.

Listed cardiologists:

Dr. Prabhakara Shetty Heggunje

Cardiology Consultant

Dr. Karthik Vasudevan

Cardiology Consultant

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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.

11 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Sujit Banyatpiyaphod

Cardiovascular Surgery

Dr. Ularn Janebovorn

Internal Medicine and Cardiology

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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

116 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Anil Saxena

Associate Director

Dr. Abid Hussain

Cardiology

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Hadassah University Medical Center

Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.

18 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Oz Shapira

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

An acute care general hospital in Penang with advanced facilities and healthcare professionals specializing in a wide range of medical areas.

5 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Neoh Eu Rick

Consultant Cardiologist / Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Ong Mei Lin

Consultant Cardiologist / Interventional Cardiologist

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Congenital Heart Treatment

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Fortis Vasant Kunj

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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Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.

10 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Devan Pillay

Primary infarct angioplasty, Intravascular Ultrasound, Stem cell therapy in heart failure

Dr. Azani Mohamed Daud

Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

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Bumrungrad Hospital

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

32 listed cardiologists:

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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.

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Assoc. Prof. Koh Tian Hai

Medical Director

Dr. Terrance Chua Siang Jin

Deputy Medical Director

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Congenital Heart Treatment

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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 cardiologists:

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Prof. Xiao Mingdi

Director of the Hospital/Chairman of Cardio Surgery Deparment

Dr. Chenwei

Cardiac Surgeon, Associate Professor, Chief Physician

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Congenital Heart Treatment

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About Congenital Heart Treatment

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.


Congenital heart treatment

What is congenital heart disease?

Congenital heart disease is also known as a congenital heart defect. It is an abnormality of the heart that exists at birth. The defect usually affects heart organs such as the blood vessels, valves or the heart walls. The diseases range from minor defects to critical conditions that can result in the death of the affected individual.


Types of congenital heart disease

The congenital diseases can be categorized into three main groups:

  • Heart wall congenital diseases- these defects make the walls of the heart chambers grow in a defective manner hence causing pumping of blood in the chambers very hard. This effect makes the heart try to pump the blood in a high pressure which may result in hypertension.
  • Valve congenital diseases- these defects may affect the flow of blood in the heart. The valves may open and close irregularly.
  • Blood vessels congenital defects- involves poor functioning of weak blood veins and arteries carrying blood in and out of the heart. This condition may develop into a chronic disease if not rectified quickly.

Other types

Cyanotic and Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

In both of these defects, the blood from the heart is not pumped in the correct manner. The heart fails to pump enough blood to be supplied to the body due to defects of the heart. The main difference between acyanotic and cyanotic defects is that cyanotic defects cause low oxygen levels in the blood while acyanotic conditions blood is pumped in low levels. Babies born with these defects will have breathing problems or develop the blue-baby disease. The conditions may develop later in life resulting in high blood pressure.


Symptoms of congenital Heart Disease

Most congenital defects are discovered during an ultrasound scan. Treatment may start immediately or when recommended by the doctor. Babies with congenital defects may show symptoms such as:

  • Low weight at birth
  • Chest complications
  • Stunted growth
  • Suckling difficulties
  • Breathing complications
  • Blue skin and toes

In cases where the conditions develop in later years, the symptoms may include:

  • Seizures
  • Frequent dizziness
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Fatigue after minor tasks
  • Breathing problems
  • Swellings on the skin

Causes congenital heart disease

  • The heart defect may be a hereditary case
  • Intake of certain prescription drugs
  • Consuming alcoholic beverages and other illegal substances
  • Conditions such as diabetes during pregnancy
  • Pregnant mothers who have viral diseases may end up giving birth to babies with heart conditions

Treatment of congenital heart diseases

The type of the disease determines the type of treatment given to the patient. Some of the diseases can cure on their own when the kid is still young while others require intense treatment. The following are some of the recommended treatment options available:

  • Prescribed Medications: These medications are used to prevent conditions such as blood clot in heart blood vessels and irregular heartbeat.
  • Catheter Procedures: Catheter procedures involve repair of certain congenital heart disease without performing surgery on the chest or heart. The procedure involves insertion of a thin tube through a vein in the leg up to the heart. The doctor will then use this tube to pass small tools through it and correct the condition.
  • Implantable Heart Devices: These devices include such as the heart pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillators. The heart pacemaker restores the normal heart beat rate while the implantable cardioverter defibrillator corrects the adverse irregular heart beat syndrome.
  • Open-Heart Surgery: In cases of extreme conditions, surgery is necessitated. The surgery corrects defects such as holes in the heart, constricted blood vessels and dysfunctional heart valves.
  • Heart Transplant: This option is the last in case of extreme defects. A completely shuttered heart will need replacement from a donor.

How to prevent congenital heart diseases

If you are pregnant, there are several precautionary measures you can undertake to prevent your unborn kid from developing a congenital heart defect:

  • Avoid consumption of alcoholic beverages or prohibited drugs.
  • For those with diabetes, ensure that you control your levels of blood glucose before becoming pregnant.
  • Get rubella and measles vaccination and avoid contracting the diseases
  • Ensure that any medications you take are prescribed by a qualified physician
  • Undergo genetic screening if your family has a history of congenital heart disease.

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