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Valve Replacement in Costa Rica

Hospitals and medical centers in Costa Rica performing Valve Replacement Surgery.

Cost of Valve Replacement (Aortic/Mitral Valve Replacement) in Costa Rica

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Valve Replacement

$US 15,000

$US 30,000

Hospitals and clinics offering Valve Replacement in Costa Rica

Hospital Clinica Biblica

Clinica Biblica Hospital is one of the top medical institutions of Costa Rica. Approximatey 50% of the physicians at the hospital were trained in the USA.

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Valve Replacement

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Hospital La Catolica

Hospital Hotel La Catolica provides comprehensive private healthcare services to local and international patients, mainly from the USA.

3 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Arce Quesada Mauricio

Thoracic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Thoracic oncology surgery

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Valve Replacement

upon request

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About Valve Replacement

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.

Aortic valve replacement is a cardiac procedure in which the patient's aortic valve is replaced by a different valve.
Aortic valve replacement can be done either with open heart surgery, or by using a catheter (PAVR - percutaneous aortic valve replacement).
The replacement valves used in the procedure are either natural (biologic) or artificial (mechanical).

Days admitted : 1-3 days at the intensive care unit. The total time in the hospital is usually between 5 and 12 days.

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : Recovery from aortic valve replacement usually takes a few weeks to several months, depending on your health before the surgery.

Risks : The death rate averages 1% to 5%, depending on the health and age of the patient, as well as the skill of the surgeon.

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