Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment in Philippines

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Makati Medical Center
3.0

From 134 verified reviews

William Fan, 16 September 2020

I've done multiple medical check-ups with MMC as well as when my dad was confined for a few weeks there. Place was well kept clean, signs and staff are friendly and answers to questions well. Their services are prompt and the doctors and staff are very professional.

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Asian Hospital and Medical Center
3.2

From 93 verified reviews

Steve Frost, 20 September 2020

Best hospital in delhi ncr. Good quality of treatment and takes good care of patients.

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The Medical City
3.1

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Mari Delos Santos, 16 April 2020

The main lobby will give you a feeling of being in a resort or hotel lobby. The newly open Central Park will be an extra treat, an amenity area that will give patients and visitors the feeling of being at home in their own garden. Doctors here are the best in the country. State of the art facilities and high tech medical equipment. How I wish every Filipino can experience the medical care and assistance at Thé Medical City.❤️ March 4, 2020, I went to the Ambulatory Service Center- as usual long line but patients are comfortably seated and patiently waiting. I have been on food and water fasting for my blood extraction. Not to over fast I approached the lady at the counter 4, to let her know of my situation. She was so quick in attending to my concern and never ask for anything, not even my ID or HMO. She accompanied me at the blood extraction area and everything I need was well taken cared of because of her. Thank you very much Ms. Maria Concepcion Calayan Golla for your kind assistance and compassion. Keep up the excellent work. May your tribe increase. All the best!❤️

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St. Luke's Medical Center

St. Luke's Medical Center, located in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines offers patients Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment procedures among its total of 313 available procedures, across 30 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment procedures at St. Luke's Medical Center, as all prices are available on request only. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Clinic, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: JCI AccreditedTEMOS

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Costa Medica Healthcare and Diagnostic Center

Costa Medica Healthcare and Diagnostic Center, located in Rosario, Cavite, Philippines offers patients Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment procedures among its total of 162 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment procedures at Costa Medica Healthcare and Diagnostic Center, as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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    What you need to know about Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment in Philippines

    Atrioventricular Septal or AV Canal Defect

    Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) or AV Canal is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect that occurs when there is a hole between chambers of the heart and problems with the valves regulating blood flow in the heart. It allows extra blood to flow to the lungs, forcing the heart to overwork. This can cause the heart muscle to enlarge. AVSD can involve all four-chambers of the heart (complete) or only the two upper chambers (partial).

    If left untreated, AVSD can cause high blood pressure in the lungs and heart failure. Surgery is generally recommended by doctors during the first year of life to close the hole in the heart and reconstruct the valves. If possible, surgery is delayed until the baby is about 4 to 6 months of age to lower the risks of the surgery. In this case, medicines can be used to control symptoms and ensure adequate weight gain while waiting for surgery.

    What does the Procedure Involve?

    Medical management

    If surgery is delayed, the goal of treatment before surgery is to ensure adequate weight gain and control symptoms of congestive heart failure. Medical management is only a short term measure until your child is strong enough for surgery. With medical management, your child’s doctor may recommend nutritional support from more concentrated breast milk or formula to give the baby more calories. Giving your child medicine, such as furosemide (Lasix) and digoxin (Lanoxin) can help your child’s kidney from removing excess fluid from the lungs and the body.

    Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE inhibitors), such as Enalapril and Captopril can also be used to help your child’s heart to pump blood forward into the body digoxin. It can also strengthen the heart so that it can pump more efficiently.

    Surgery

    Surgery is required for both partial and complete AVSD. Surgery for AVSD is performed through open-heart surgery, meaning the heart will need to be stopped and opened.  Surgery involves closing any hole in the wall (septum) between the heart chambers with patches. These patches can stay in the heart permanently. As the heart’s lining grows over the patches, they become part of the septum.

    For partial AVSD, the surgeon will also repair the mitral valve during the procedure to make it close tightly. If the mitral valve cannot be repaired, the surgeon may need to replace it.

    For complete AVSD, the surgeon will separate the common valve into two distinct valves – one on the left and one on the right side of the repaired septum. If the single valve cannot be separated, the surgeon will perform heart valve replacement of both the mitral and tricuspid valves.

    MyMediTravel currently lists 5 facilities in Philippines offering Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on your medical profile and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quoteClick Here to submit your details

    How Long Should I Stay in Philippines?

    Your child may need to stay in the intensive care unit for 2 to 4 days after surgery and then stay in a regular hospital room for 5 to 7 more days after they leave the ICU. In total, your child needs to stay in the hospital for 7 to 11 days. After your child is discharged from the hospital, you and your child have to stay in Philippines for about 10 to 14 more days. This period is needed to ensure your child is strong enough to fly home. Also, the doctor will schedule follow-up checkups to evaluate your child’s recovery.

    What's the Recovery Time?

    If your child does not have other heart problems, it may take about 3 to 4 weeks for them to completely recover after surgery. In some cases, it may take 6 to 8 weeks until your child can be back to their usual behavior. Their doctor will let you know about the exact recovery time.

    What About Aftercare?

    Before you and your child leave the hospital, the medical team will tell you how to care for your child. The instructions may include:

    • A nutritional program to encourage weight gain

    • Wound care while the baby is healing

    • An oral hygiene program to prevent infection

    • An exercise regimen to achieve fitness and build body mass.

    Lifelong follow-up care with a cardiologist who is trained specifically in congenital heart disease is required after AVSD treatment. Your child’s doctor may also suggest a follow-up examination once a year, or sometimes more if problems remain. In addition, your child may have to take preventative antibiotics before certain dental or surgical procedures if, during AVSD treatment, they received an artificial heart valve, received artificial material, or has remaining heart defects.

    What's the Success Rate?

    AVSD treatment is usually very successful and most children do well after surgery. About 95% of patients can do very well without any significant complications after surgery. It is reported that the long-term survival of children with complete AVSD who received treatment is 85% at 5 years, 82% at 10 years, and 75.9% at 15 years.

    Although the success rate is high, there are some risks and side effects with the procedure. These include bleeding, infection, embolization to the brain, and problems with the heart rhythm.

    Are there Alternatives to Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment?

    There is no alternative to AVDS treatment. Without proper treatment, AVSD can complicate and become life-threatening. It can lead to heart failure and high blood pressure in the lungs.

    What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure

    Before AVSD treatment, your child may experience symptoms that are similar to heart failures, such as fatigue, wheezing, rapid breathing, difficulty breathing, poor weight gain, and excessive sweating. The condition can become dangerous and develop into life-threatening conditions, such as enlargement of the heart and respiratory tract infections. After treatment, your child will likely be able to lead a normal, healthy, and productive life, with no activity restrictions.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 15/09/2020.

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