PDA Device Closure Cost In India

Includes

  • Surgery
  • 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 - 3 to 4 days
  • Stay in India - 2 weeks 
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.

PDA Device Closure Treatment Cost in India starts from US $ 4,900 and varies depending on the medical history and medical condition of the patient, surgeon, hospital and the city where you choose to get the procedure done.

Factors that affect PDA Device Closure cost in India

  • Cardiologist's Fees

    An important expense when it comes to your PDA Device Closure treatment 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 PDA 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 initial 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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Dr. T. S. Kler

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and Lifetime Achievement Award 2006

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.

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Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

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Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

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What is PDA Device Closure?

A PDA is a hole in the aorta that isn't closed.

The fetus's blood does not need to get to the lungs to get oxygenated before birth. The ductus arteriosus is a hole in the heart that allows blood to bypass the circulatory system and go straight to the lungs. However, the blood must get oxygen in the lungs when the infant is born, and this hole is meant to close. If the ductus arteriosus remains open (or patent), blood may bypass this crucial step in the circulation process. The patent ductus arteriosus is the name for the open hole (PDA).

Because the heart and lungs do not have to work as hard when the PDA is tiny, it will not cause symptoms. A specific sort of murmur could be the only abnormal finding (noise heard with a stethoscope).

The infant may breathe faster and harder than usual if the PDA is big. Infants may struggle to eat and grow at a typical pace. Symptoms may not appear for several weeks after the baby is born. Because more blood than usual is pumped into the lungs, high pressure might develop in the blood vessels. The blood arteries in the lungs may be permanently damaged as a result of this over time.

The PDA may usually be closed by introducing catheters (long thin tubes) into the blood vessels in the leg to reach the heart and the PDA, and then placing a coil or other device into the PDA like a plug through the catheters.

When is PDA Device Closure required?

Any infant, either full-term or preterm, who has a hemodynamically severe PDA that needs to be closed.

How is PDA Device Closure done?

The transcatheter PDA closure will take approximately 45 minutes and is done under general anesthesia.

Step 1

A catheter will be inserted into the femoral vein in the baby's groin by the cardiologist. They'll use X-ray imaging to route the catheter to the heart and find the PDA. They'll next put an occlusion device into the baby's PDA through the catheter.

Step 2

This device will block the vessel and prevent blood from going into the lungs after it is in place. Finally, doctors will remove the catheter with care and cover the groin access point with a small bandage.

What is the Recovery after PDA Device Closure like?

Most patients with a modest unrepaired PDA or a treated PDA don't need to take any additional precautions and can go about their daily lives without risk. Even if you don't have pulmonary hypertension, your cardiologist may advise you to limit your physical activity for a short time after surgery or catheter closure.

What Results Can I Expect from PDA Device Closure?

The long-term outlook is excellent, and usually no medicines and no additional surgery or catheterization are 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 PDA 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. When should a PDA close?

The ductus arteriosus generally closes two or three days after delivery. The opening takes longer to close in preterm newborns. A patent ductus arteriosus occurs when the link remains open.

2. Can a PDA close on its own?

As your child grows, a small patent ductus arteriosus may close on its own. A PDA that causes symptoms will require medication or surgery to treat. The cardiologist will regularly check to see if the PDA is closing on its own or needs an intervention. To avoid lung complications, if a PDA does not shut on its own, it will need to be repaired.

3. What is considered a large PDA?

A PDA is termed small if it is less than 1.5 mm, moderate if it is between 1.5 and 3 mm, and large if it surpasses 3 mm.

4. How safe is PDA closure?

Transcatheter PDA closure is a fairly safe technique with rare side effects. Impingement on adjacent structures, device dislodgement, and soreness/bruising at the groin site where the vessels were accessed to perform the surgery are possible risks, though happen rarely.

5. What are the symptoms of PDA?

When you don't receive enough oxygen, the skin goes blue (cyanosis)

  • Feeling of exhaustion or tiredness
  • Breathing that is fast or hard.
  • Feeding difficulties or exhaustion while feeding
  • Infections
  • Weight gain is poor.
  • Trouble doing activities in older children.

6. How common is PDA in babies?

One of the most common congenital heart abnormalities is patent ductus arteriosus. In the United States, over 3,000 newborns are diagnosed with PDA each year. PDA is more common in premature babies, and it affects girls twice as much as it does boys.

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