ACL Reconstruction Cost in India starts from US $3,500 and varies depending on your medical condition, comorbidities-if any, surgeon, facility and the city where you choose to get the surgery done.
An important expense when it comes to your ACL Reconstruction cost in India is going to be your orthopedic surgeon's fees. IndiCure recommends experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering successful orthopedic surgeries. Although, the charges may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be assured that you are in safe and skilled hands when you choose orthopedic surgery in India with IndiCure.
A significant portion of the overall cost of the surgery arises from the use of any customized surgical instruments or specialized computer technology. With the hopes of improving patient care, new techniques and technologies are often introduced to the surgical process. Such innovative advancements in the surgical approach can increase costs.
Having your ACL reconstruction in an accredited surgical facility by skilled and qualified medical staff is a critical factor. Moreover, the geographical location of this facility also affects the quote. But, IndiCure provides you with a projected estimate that will be affordable and all inclusive.
The surgery-related expenses include the pre- and post-surgical expenses. The pre-surgical expenses are associated with the candidacy and the medical history of the patient. This also includes the routine medical exams and tests to ensure you're a good fit for the surgery. Post-surgical expenses can include prescription medications, physical therapy, rehabilitation stay, and follow-up consultations.
We at IndiCure, understand that you travel with a budget in mind and do not like to be greeted by surprises after arrival in India. We thus club all these expenses and give you the package cost that is inclusive and affordable at the same time.
Your case manager shall give you an estimated cost of your surgery after discussing your medical reports with the surgeon. The final cost, however, shall be confirmed after your consultation with the surgeon.
In fact, we have Special Negotiated Rates with the Hospitals and you can avail Discounted Rates when you choose to Travel with IndiCure.
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Wockhardt Hospitals is the branch of the leading Wockhardt pharmaceutical company in India. The company is more than four decades old and is present in more than 20 countries around the globe. Wockhardt has 9 hospitals in India in Mumbai, Nagpur, Rajkot, Nashik, and Surat.
Artemis Health Institute, a premium multi-specialty hospital is a healthcare venture launched by the promoters of the Apollo Tyres Group. Established in 2007, Artemis was the first hospital in Haryana to get NABH accreditation within 3 years of start-up.
ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is the strong band of tissue connecting the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (lower leg bone) passing diagonally through deep inside the knee joint. It is meant to bring stability at the knee that helps to control the to and from and side to side motion at the knee joint.
ACL reconstruction is an arthroscopic surgery to rebuild the torn ACL ligament using the grafts that are harvested from the tendon stationed at some other part of the knee.
ACL surgery is indicated in ligament injury that occurs most frequently with the sudden over extension or twisting movement at the knee joint as a result of mostly combative sports like soccer, basketball, football etc.
The main purpose of ACL reconstruction surgery is to restore the knee stability and function of the injured ligament.
If your knee has got injured due to participation in high impact activities or if there is a disabling knee instability with the frequent episodes of knee giving away or buckling while walking, and if there is no relief in symptoms despite a course of conservative management, you can be considered as a good candidate for ACL reconstruction surgery.
The surgery is performed in a well equipped operation theater under general anesthesia and takes about 2-3 hours.
The procedure is done under general anesthesia. The graft is selected and harvested from either patella or hamstrings tendon through a small 4 cm incision over the top of the shin bone or at the back of the knee. This is followed by the preparation of the graft and resizing it appropriately for implantation.
Arthroscopic evaluation is then performed by the surgeon by making 2-3 small incisions around the knee. After the full evaluation, the arthroscope is re-inserted and the damaged ACL is removed to implicate a new graft. Using the special instruments, two bone tunnels are drilled, one in femur and other in tibia and then the graft is introduced into the knee through those tunnels and secured at both ends by the means of bio-absorbable screws.
After the fixation, the knee is moved through the range of motion to check for the integrity and appropriate tension on the graft. After confirming, the incisions are closed and compression dressing is placed on the knee and the leg is then placed in the knee immobilizer for protection.
The recovery after the ACL tear surgery is quite quick. Patients can move around with partial weight bearing using crutches which are discontinued after 2 weeks until the knee muscles are strengthened enough to support the limb. Outdoor activities are allowed after 3 months and one can expect return to more rigorous activities like sports only after 6 months of the aggressive rehabilitation program following the surgery.
Since ACL repair is a minimally invasive surgery, it results in quick recovery and faster return to functional activities. One can expect to return to the functional level within 3 months with aggressive rehabilitation. However, returning to sports activities might take 6 months.
We at IndiCure completely understand your concerns and it is always our endeavor to provide the best outcome for every patient. Following is the list of questions you must ask before you embark on your journey for ACL Reconstruction in India.
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