Heart Valve Replacement in Thailand

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Heart Valve Replacement in Bangkok

Price: $ 16,562

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Sikarin Hospital
4.4

From 299 verified reviews

jaeyun choi, 21 September 2020

My husband had surgery here, the doctor took good care of it, used social security, the nurses were good, but there were some who couldn't answer. May cause some ear irritation

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Thonburi Hospital
4.2

From 35 verified reviews

John Stokes, 14 April 2020

Best hospital in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, and the best hospital I have ever been a patient.My heartfelt thanks to Doctor Surachai and all the wonderful nurses who took care of me after my motorcycle accident in neighbouring Laos.

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Bumrungrad International Hospital
3.5

From 380 verified reviews

James Snowden, 21 June 2020

One of the best hospitals I have ever been to. The customer service, quality of care and cleanliness is by far much better than all USA hospitals I have been to.

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    What you need to know about Heart Valve Replacement in Thailand

    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

    Heart valve replacement is a surgical procedure to treat or correct problems caused by heart valve disease. The heart valve keeps blood flowing through the heart in the correct direction, but if you have heart valve disease, at least one of your heart valves is not working properly. Heart valve replacement is usually recommended if your heart valve cannot be repaired or a catheter-based procedure is not possible.

    What does the Procedure Involve?

    The procedure is carried out under general anesthetic and can be done through minimally invasive catheter procedures or open-heart surgery. During the procedure, your surgeon makes an incision down the center of the chest to remove your heart valve and replace it with a biological tissue valve (made from human, pig, or cow heart tissue) or with a mechanical valve.

    How Long Should I Stay in Thailand?

    After the procedure, you will need to stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) for a couple of days and then you are moved to the progressive care unit for several days. Stay in Thailand for at least 14 more days after you are discharged from the hospital because your surgeon will schedule follow-up checkups to monitor your condition closely and remove surgical stitches or staples.

    MyMediTravel currently lists 3 facilities in Thailand offering Heart Valve Replacement procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Heart Valve Replacement 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

    What's the Recovery Time?

    The total recovery period can take about three months or longer and you will need to take things easy at first and gradually increase your activity level. You should be able to drive within six weeks, have sex after four to six weeks, and return to work in six to eight weeks if your job involves light work. Avoid any intense exercises, such as heavy lifting, for three months.

    What About Aftercare?

    Your doctor will likely instruct you to make healthy lifestyle changes, such as a healthy diet, stress management, limiting alcohol use, avoiding cigarettes, and physical activities, to keep your heart working well. You will need to attend regular follow-up appointments to monitor and evaluate your condition and you can do this with your local doctor. Some people need ongoing medication for the rest of their lives after heart valve replacement.

    What's the Success Rate?

    Heart valve replacement is generally safe, efficient, and highly successful. The risk of dying as a result of heart valve replacement is as low as 1% to 3%. However, you need to be aware of the side effects and risks before you choose to undergo the procedure, which may include excessive bleeding, infection, blood clots, stroke, the new valve wears out (biological valve replacement), heart attack, irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia (affects about 25% of people), and kidney problems.

    Are there Alternatives to Heart Valve Replacement?

    In some cases, your surgeon may suggest you undergo heart valve repair. Your surgeon will repair your heart valve to bring back its function by patching holes, reconnecting valve flaps, replacing cords, tightening the ring around the valve, or separating valve flaps.

    What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure

    Before your heart valve replacement, you may have heart valve disease that can be dangerous and causes symptoms that interfere with your ability to enjoy your daily life like fatigue, irregular heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, swelling of your ankles, and a heart murmur. After the procedure, you should no longer experience any of these symptoms and you can get back to your normal routine.

    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, 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 28/10/2020

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