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Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) Surgery in Spain

Hospitals in Spain performing Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) surgery .
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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 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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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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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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Clinica La Luz

The Department of Cardiac Surgery of La Luz, which currently treats all cardiac diseases and aortic pathologies in its different presentations.

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Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery conducts diagnoses and surgical therapy for congenital and acquired heart diseases.

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Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.

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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.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Juan José Rufilanchas

Head of Division of Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Alberto Forteza

Head of Division of Cardiac Surgery

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Hospital Quirón Barcelona

Hospital Quirón Barcelona is the benchmark for private healthcare in southern Europe, providing world-class service for the past seventy years.

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Hospital Quirón Malaga

With more than 36 medical specialties, 200 physicians and surgeons of the highest level, Quirón Malaga is one of the most pertinent hospitals in Spain.

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Hospital Quirón Marbella

Hospital Quirón Marbella incorporates prestigious doctors, invests in research and development, technology and continuing education that enhances skills, in facilities, and in an increased operational efficiency in order to provide nothing but the best.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Rubén Rodríguez Carvajal

Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Head of Service

Dr. Alberto Iriarte Y Pérez-pons

Consultant - Cardiac Surgery

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About Transmyocardial Revascularization

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 TMR (Transmyocardial Revascularization)?
Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) is a surgical procedure performed in the treatment of stable angina that cannot be treated with medication. TMR is used as a treatment only if conventional treatments like angioplasty or bypass surgery cannot be performed. Laser is used during the procedure to make channels in the left ventricle of the heart.

How is TMR Performed?

  • An antibacterial solution is applied on the left side of the chest.
  • A sedative is given through an intravenous line.
  • Electrocardiogram is performed to monitor the heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Once the anesthesia is administered, an incision is made on the left side of the chest.
  • Channels of about one millimeter in size are made in the left ventricle with the help of a special laser.
  • Bleeding of the channels is stopped by pressing on them gently.

How to Prepare for TMR?
  • The patient’s medical condition is reviewed by the doctor.
  • Cardiac catheterization is performed to view the coronary arteries and any blockages.
  • Echocardiogram is performed.
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is performed to evaluate the function of the heart.
  • Other tests like Dobutamine Echocardiography and Cardiac MRI are also performed.

Duration of procedure/surgery : 1 to 2 hours

Days admitted : 4 to 7 days

Anesthesia : General Anesthesia

Recovery : - A complete recovery may take about three months.
- Some patient may experience immediate relief after TMR.
- The patient may still be required to take medications after TMR to improve blood flow.

Risks : - Chest pain
- Heat valve damage
- Heart failure
- Heart rhythm problems
- Blood vessel damage
- Heart attack
- Low blood pressure

After care : - The patient should refrain from strenuous activities.
- Specific activity guidelines are given to the patient.
- The patient may need to undergo a cardiac rehabilitation program to help in recovery.
- The patient needs to meet the cardiologist frequently for follow up visits to monitor the progress after the TMR.

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