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Pacemaker Implant in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia performing Pacemaker implant.

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 cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Sreekar Balasundram

CTVS Specialist

Dr. Mukundan Seshadri

CVTS Specialist

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

13 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Aram Smolinsky

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chest Surgery

Prof. Ehud Fresh

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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

11 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Budhaditya Chakaraborty

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Md Abrar H.Nizami

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Mahkota Medical Centre

A comprehensive tertiary healthcare centre servicing local patients and foreign patients from neighboring countries.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Lee Yew Ming

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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.

6 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Oz Shapira

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Prof. Dan Admon

Heart Failure & Transplantation Program

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Pacemaker

upon request

Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Hospital Chennai is part of the Apollo Hospitals group. The hospital is JCI accredited and considered as one of the best hospitals in India.

9 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Dillip K Mishra

Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Dr. C.S.Vijayashankar

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Aortic Surgery Aneurysm, Aortic Surgery Dissectomy, Aortal Disorders

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Mr. Hafiz Law Ing Aii

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Pacemaker

upon request

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.

3 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Upendra Kaul

Heart and Vascular Surgery

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Heart and Vascular Surgery

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Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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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Pacemaker Implant (dual chamber)

5,100 - 5,700 US$

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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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