Duration of Treatmentusually takes 1 to 3 hours.

Days of Stayusually 1 days at the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaBalloon Valvuloplasty

CostOn Request

What is Balloon valvuloplasty?

Balloon valvuloplasty, also known as Stenosis, is a surgical procedure helps to open a narrowed heart valve. A valvuloplasty may improve blood flow through the valve and improve patient’s symptoms. The procedure is commonly referred as balloon enlargement of a narrowed heart valve.
 

 

 

What is the signs of Balloon valvuloplasty:

  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Breathing Problem
  • Ascites & Edema
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Thromboembolism

What are the risks for Balloon valvuloplasty:

  • Bleeding  & Blood clot
  • Blood loss
  • Infection
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Kidney failure
  • Stroke
  • Leakage
  • Death
  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

 

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of balloon valvuloplasty surgery. 

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Balloon valvuloplasty surgery takes usually take several hours by giving general anaesthesia or mild sedation.

Step 2 – The incision:

  1. The cardiac surgeon will make a small incision in the patient’s groin to reach a blood vessel.
  2. In the valvuloplasty procedure, the cardiac surgeon will insert a catheter tube into a blood vessel in the groin through the aorta into the heart.
  3. The doctor will inflate the balloon carefully positioned in the opening of the valve that is being treated; the inflated balloon widens the valve opening by splitting the valve leaflets apart.
  4. A double-balloon valvuloplasty procedure is often performed on certain high-risk patients because it is considered more effective in restoring blood flow.
  5. This procedure may improve blood flow through your heart and lessen your symptoms.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The cardiac surgeon will flap the skin with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions and put the dressing on your wounds.

The doctor will advise you for follow up by some investigation, blood test echo every six months, to start blood thinner medication and to make lifestyle changes, Quit smoking, Improve your cholesterol and might include your diet changes.  The patient should contact the doctor immediately if the following symptoms are detected, Fever, Weakness, Breath shortness, Chest pain. 

Balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty success rate is very good ( 99%), its depend upon the doctors and hospital.

 

 

 

  • Are you a board-certified cardiac surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend? Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What’s the costs involved balloon of valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What does my insurance cover?
  • How will long time take this balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • How should I prepare for balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise after balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

 

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BALLON VALVULOPLASTY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 1 to 3 hours.

Days of Stayusually 1 days at the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaBalloon Valvuloplasty

CostOn Request

What is Balloon valvuloplasty?

Balloon valvuloplasty, also known as Stenosis, is a surgical procedure helps to open a narrowed heart valve. A valvuloplasty may improve blood flow through the valve and improve patient’s symptoms. The procedure is commonly referred as balloon enlargement of a narrowed heart valve.
 

 

 

symptoms

What is the signs of Balloon valvuloplasty:

  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Breathing Problem
  • Ascites & Edema
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Thromboembolism

risk factors

What are the risks for Balloon valvuloplasty:

  • Bleeding  & Blood clot
  • Blood loss
  • Infection
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Kidney failure
  • Stroke
  • Leakage
  • Death

preparation

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

 

procedure

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of balloon valvuloplasty surgery. 

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Balloon valvuloplasty surgery takes usually take several hours by giving general anaesthesia or mild sedation.

Step 2 – The incision:

  1. The cardiac surgeon will make a small incision in the patient’s groin to reach a blood vessel.
  2. In the valvuloplasty procedure, the cardiac surgeon will insert a catheter tube into a blood vessel in the groin through the aorta into the heart.
  3. The doctor will inflate the balloon carefully positioned in the opening of the valve that is being treated; the inflated balloon widens the valve opening by splitting the valve leaflets apart.
  4. A double-balloon valvuloplasty procedure is often performed on certain high-risk patients because it is considered more effective in restoring blood flow.
  5. This procedure may improve blood flow through your heart and lessen your symptoms.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The cardiac surgeon will flap the skin with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions and put the dressing on your wounds.

post procedure

The doctor will advise you for follow up by some investigation, blood test echo every six months, to start blood thinner medication and to make lifestyle changes, Quit smoking, Improve your cholesterol and might include your diet changes.  The patient should contact the doctor immediately if the following symptoms are detected, Fever, Weakness, Breath shortness, Chest pain. 

success rate

Balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty success rate is very good ( 99%), its depend upon the doctors and hospital.

 

 

 

faqs from doctor

  • Are you a board-certified cardiac surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend? Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What’s the costs involved balloon of valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What does my insurance cover?
  • How will long time take this balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • How should I prepare for balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise after balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the balloon valvuloplasty surgery?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

 

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