ASD Device Closure Cost In India

Includes

  • Surgery under GA
  • Stay at the Hospital
  • Pre-operative Investigations
  • Medicines and Consumables at the hospital
  • Food at the hospital
  • Airport transfers
  • IndiCure assistance

Does Not Include

  • Accommodation outside the hospital
  • Air tickets
  • Visa

Stay Required

  • Stay at the Hospital - 5 to 6 days
  • Stay in India - 10 to 12 days
The cost quoted above is indicative and should not be taken as the final cost of the surgery. The final cost can be ascertained after the surgeon has evaluated the patient. The cost in Indian Rupees can vary based on exchange rate.

ASD Device Closure cost in India starts from US $ 4,900 and varies depending on the medical history and condition of the patient, surgeon, facility and the city where you choose to get the surgery done.

Factors that affect ASD Device Closure cost in India

  • Cardiologist's Fees

    An important expense when it comes to your ASD device closure in India procedure is going to be your cardiologist's fees. IndiCure recommends only experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering successful heart surgeries. Although the charges  may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be completely assured of being in safe and experienced hands when you choose heart surgery in India with IndiCure.

  • Type of Surgical Approach

    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.

  • Surgical Facility

    Having your ASD device closure procedure 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.

  • Surgery-Related Expenses

    The surgery-related expenses include the pre- and post-surgical expenses. The pre-surgical expenses are associated with the age and medical condition of the patient and thus the number and type of investigations required. Post-surgical expenses may include prescription medications 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.

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What is ASD Device Closure?

Atrial septal defect (ASD) transcatheter repair, also known as ASD device closure, is a procedure to fix a hole in the atrial septum. The atrial septum is a wall that separates the right and left upper chambers in the heart (atria). This hole is called an atrial septal defect or ASD.

When the septum does not form properly, you are born with an ASD (congenital defect). A "hole in the heart" is what it is commonly known as.

Atrial septal defects are the third most frequent type of congenital heart abnormality, and the most common among adults.

A secundum ASD is a hole in the septum's centre. Blood can flow from one side of the atria to the other through the hole. The direction is determined by the amount of pressure in the atria.

Because they do not show symptoms, many people are unaware that they have an ASD. When a chest X-ray for another illness reveals that the right side of the heart is larger than normal, some people learn about the defect.

Closure Device

A unique closure device is used to conduct percutaneous closure of PFO and ASD. The device is folded or attached to a special catheter, which is comparable to the catheter used during your catheterization procedure. The catheter is moved into the heart and through the defect after being put into a vein in the leg. The device is progressively pushed out of the catheter, allowing each side to expand up and cover each side of the opening (much like a sandwich), effectively closing the hole or defect. The device is removed from the particular catheter once it is in the appropriate place. Heart tissue grows over the implant over time, becoming a part of the heart. The procedure is monitored by X-ray and an ultrasound camera inserted in the heart from a vein in the top of the leg.

When is ASD Device Closure required?

When a child is between the ages of four and six, ASD Closure is advised if a moderate to large defect is there. When a problem is discovered in a young adult, the advantages of closure are significant.

Patients who don't qualify for catheter-based closure devices may need surgery to close their septal defect. There are minimally invasive and robotically assisted methods available. Congenital heart cardiologists, interventionalists, and surgeons collaborate to ensure that each patient receives the best treatment for their condition.

How is ASD Device Closure done?

Step 1

The procedure is done in a Cath lab. The surgeon will insert a small, flexible tube (catheter) into an artery in the groin. This tube will have a small device inside it.

Step 2

The surgeon will thread the tube through the blood vessel all the way to the atrial septum. X-ray images and echocardiograms may be used to see exactly where the tube is.

Step 3

The surgeon will push the small device out of the tube and place it across the hole in the atrial septum. Then the device will be secured in place. The tube will be removed through the blood vessel. The healthcare provider will close and bandage the site where the tube was inserted.

What is the Recovery after ASD Device Closure like?

After surgery, patients are taken to the intensive care unit and monitored. Pain is likely, and pain medication is given as appropriate. Patients also are on a respirator and have a breathing tube for the first few hours after surgery.

The length of the hospital stay depends on how quickly a patient recovers and can perform some physical activity.

What Results Can I Expect from ASD Device Closure?

The outlook after ASD surgery is excellent. Once an ASD has been closed, it's unlikely that more surgery will be needed.

Questions to Ask

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 ASD Device Closure in India.

  • Is the heart surgeon board certified?
  • How experienced is the Surgeon?
  • Which language does the surgeon speak?
  • Is the treatment done in a well-equipped facility?
  • What treatment option is recommended for me?
  • What about the risks involved?
  • Does the surgeon use a certified anesthetist?
  • How long will the recovery period be?

Preparation for the Surgery

Prepare to answer questions about your:

  • Medical history and exams
  • Previous surgeries
  • Current medication review
  • History of smoking, drugs, or alcohol

Best Cardiologists in India

Dr. Ashok Seth

MBBS, MD, FRCP, MRCP

Fellowship, Cardiology U.S.A.

Recipient of Padma Shri & Padma Bhushan

Dr. Ashok Seth is one of India's most renowned and sought-after interventional cardiologists, and is regarded as one of the country's top 10 cardiologists. He has over 32 years of expertise and is known for doing over 50,000 angiograms and 20,000 angioplasties. For executing one of the biggest numbers of angiographies and angioplasties in the world, he was inducted into the “LIMCA" Book of Records.

Dr. T. S. Kler

MBBS, MD, DM, MRCP

Recipient of  Padma Bhushan

& Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. T.S. Kler is the Executive Director of Cardiac Sciences at Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, as well as the Head of the Cardiology Department. He was the first doctor in India to implant an implanted cardioverter defibrillator in April 1995. (ICD). He also built India's first electrophysiology department.

Dr. (Col.) Manjinder Singh Sandhu

MBBS, MD, DM, DNB

Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)

He is an interventional cardiologist with an impressive 16 years of post-DM expertise and has conducted over 20,000 procedures. His work focuses on difficult coronary treatments such as Primary angioplasty (with thrombosuction devices, IABP, and other techniques), Bifurcation lesions, Chronic complete occlusions, and Left Main lesions. Cutting balloons, angiosculpt, IVUS, Rotablation, and other supplementary devices are among his specialties.

Best Cardiac Hospitals in India

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

New Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is a state of the art multi speciality tertiary-care hospital situated in the most posh area of South Delhi. Considered to be the flagship hospital of Apollo group, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital is one of the important landmarks not only in Delhi, but in the world map because of its popularity among the medical tourists. The hospital has been one of the most sought after medical institutions for patients from Asia Pacific and beyond.

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

New Delhi

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre is one of the most revered medical institutions not only in India, but the entire world. The institute has set benchmarks in cardiac care with path-breaking work over the last 25 plus years. The hospital has the most advanced technology and has seen the best outcomes even in the most complex cardiac cases; be it cardiac surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery or Non-invasive Cardiology

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Mouna Chizoba ( Ghana )

Procedure : ASD Surgery

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is ASD device closure safe?

Transcatheter device closure of secundum ASD is a maturing technology that has been around for more than a decade. This technique has gained popularity as a non-surgical alternative to surgery, and it is generally considered to be safe and successful.

2. When should ASD be repaired?

Even if the child has no symptoms, healthcare providers frequently prescribe a repair for youngsters with a big ASD. It has the potential to protect the lungs against long-term, irreversible harm. The procedure is most commonly performed on youngsters. However, if an adult's ASD was not discovered during childhood, they may also require the treatment.

3. What size ASD requires surgery?

Larger ASDs (8 to 10 mm) frequently do not close and may require surgery. The size of the defect, the amount of additional blood flowing through the opening, the size of the right side of the heart, and whether or not the person has any symptoms are all important criteria.

4. Is ASD life threatening?

Atrial septal abnormalities can cause life-threatening consequences such as chest pain, irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias), abnormal heart enlargement, "fluttering" of the heart (atrial fibrillation), and/or heart failure in severe cases.

5. Can you live a normal life after ASD closure?

Patients younger than 25 years had a normal life expectancy after ASD closure, according to experts.

References :
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1767414/

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