Minimally Invasive and Robotic Heart Surgery Abroad
The advantages of Minimally Invasive are many. There is lesser trauma and pain involved with the surgery, shorter hospital stay, faster return to normal activities, little scarring, no splitting of breast bone and minimal risks of neurological complications since heart lung machine is not used in most of the cases.
The heart surgeries performed with minimally invasive techniques in India:
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Atrial Septal DefectMinimally Invasive surgery allows closure of the atrial septal defects. The surgery is performed through small incisions without stopping heart or separating breast bone and rib cage. The other congenital heart diseases such as Ventricular Septal Defect and Tetralogy of Fallot are also performed by Minimally invasive technique.
Cost of Minimally invasive Heart Surgery in India
With rise of medical tourism and ever improving healthcare facilities in India, more and more people from African countries such as Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Sudan as well as middle east countries such as UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and many from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and other countries are heading to India for various heart surgery procedures.