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Pacemaker Implant Surgery Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Pacemaker Implant to foreign patients.

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Our cardiac surgery service stands out from the rest because it includes all the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures currently available internationally.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Miguel Such

Head of The Cardiac Surgery Unit

Dr. Juan José Gómez Doblas

Head of The Cardiac Surgery Unit

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Prof. Dr. Halil Türkoğlu

Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

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 47 healthcare centers, more than 4.000 hospital beds and 8.000 doctors

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Pacemaker Implant

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Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

In Cardiovascular Surgery Department, any kind of open and closed heart surgeries are performed for all our patients coming from around the world particularly Europe, Turkic Republics and Balkans.

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Pacemaker Implant (dual chamber)

9,000 US$

Pacemaker Implant (single chamber)

5,000 US$

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

6 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Haşim Üstünsoy

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr. Ahmet Hulisi Arslan MD

Cardiovascular Surgery
Pediatric Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Heart By-Pass Surgery

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical center in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

5 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Ehud Raanani

Director of the Department of Cardiac Surgery

Prof. Jacob Lavee

Director, Heart Transplantation Unit

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación

The Cardiovascular Unit of the University Hospital of San Vicente Foundation has more than 10 years of experience; providing the patient with cardiovascular disease and his family; comprehensive, timely, effective and warm care.

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Pacemaker Implant

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Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundación

The service of Cardiovascular Surgery of Specialized Centers of San Vicente Foundation, has the best endowment with equipment of high technology, that allow us to provide surgical services of very high quality. We carry out the most recent and innovative techniques of cardiac surgery.

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Pacemaker Implant

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Pacemaker Implant

3,000 US$

Kardiolita Hospital

At Kardiolita Private Hospital, we perform all types of cardiac surgery of various difficulty levels. Our most experienced cardiac surgeons have 40+ years of experience and a record of 5000+ surgeries performed.

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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About Pacemaker

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 a Pacemaker Implant?
A pacemaker implant is a procedure to insert a small, battery-operated device called a pacemaker into your chest. This assists your heart to beat regularly.

What are the different types of Pacemaker Implant treatments?

  • Endocardial approach.
    This is the traditional procedure commonly used. An incision is made in the chest for the leads and pacemaker to be inserted. The lead(s) is carefully placed into the incision and into a vein, then guided to the heart. The tip of the lead is attached to the heart muscle, whilst the other end is inserted into a pocket created under the skin in the upper chest.
  • Epicardial approach.
    This procedure is more commonly used with children. The surgeon attaches the tip of the lead to the heart muscle, whilst the other end is placed in a pocket created underneath the skin in the abdomen.

How Long Will My Pacemaker Last
Pacemakers can usually last between four to eight years. Your pacemaker will need to be replaced, once the the battery becomes low.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Normally, surgery can take up to 3 hours.

Days admitted : Generally, you will be allowed to go home after one or two days.

Anesthesia : Local Anesthesia

Recovery : Try to ensure that your wound is kept clean and dry. After around five days, you may take a shower. Avoid lifting heavy objects and activities that require pushing or pulling heavy objects. For six weeks after the procedure, stay clear of vigorous activity such as golfing, tennis, and swimming. Try to walk as much as possible for exercise. Normally, you can resume work within a week after you go home.

Risks : Risks related to a pacemaker implant could include: - Infection. - There is a minor risk that one of the leads may get dislodged. That is the reason you are advised to avoid strenuous exercise for a few weeks after the procedure. - Internal bleeding - Hemorrhage

After care : A check of your pacemaker should be done six weeks after your pacemaker is implanted. This follow-up appointment is important, due to the fact that adjustments will be executed that will extend the life of your pacemaker. After that, your pacemaker should be checked every three months on the telephone to assess battery function. A complete examination will be required once a year at a hospital or doctor's office. Be aware that the following items could interfere with the functioning of your pacemaker: - A cell phone. This should be used on the side that is opposite to where the pacemaker was implanted. - Strong electric or magnetic fields, such as: some industrial equipment; high intensity radio waves ; and arc resistance welders. Avoid any tests that require magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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