Heart Disease in Punjab

Heart Disease is the number one cause of untimely deaths in the world. Bad lifestyle choices is the main cause for cardiac disease. Fatty food, lack of exercise, stress, smoking and alcohol are bad for heart health. Genetics also plays an important role in heart disease. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the most common amongst the heart diseases. In children ASD/VSD and Tetralogy of Fallot are the most common diseases that are treated at Bahra Hospital, Mohali, Punjab. Both the above defects are mostly congenital or by birth. ASD or VSD is commonly known in India as Hole in Heart. There are two basic facts about these defects in children. Both ASD and VSD are congenital or from birth and both are very easily treatable at Bahra Hospital, Mohali, India.

Other heart diseases include blockage in heart arteries, calcification or blockage in aortic or mitral valve, hole in the heart, increase in the heart size, reduced blood pumping etc. Patients with irregular heart rate, Cardiac or Heart Failure are also very commonly treated in India by the heart specialist through pacemaker and ICD devices.

Closure of Hole in Heart

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) is a hole in the wall between two upper chambers of heart and Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) is the hole in the heart between two lower chambers of the heart. In case this defect or hole in the heart it is not expected to cause much symptoms or problems. However, regular checkup and monitoring is definitely required. The best tool for diagnosis of a heart hole is an echocardiography. VSD is generally diagnosed by a paediatrician at birth whereas ASD is diagnosed at later stage when symptoms like bluish skin, breathlessness, poor growth etc start to appear.

Treatment for ASD and VSD closure in India is done either through device closure in a cath lab or through open surgery. The best option for the treatment of ASD and VSD in India is done based on the size of the defect or the hole in heart. A smaller size hole could be closed through a minimally invasive procedure like angioplasty using an implant by a cardiologist whereas a larger size defect is closed through an open heart surgery performed by an experienced cardiac surgeon in India.

Best Doctors and Cost

Dr is one of the best and extensively trained cardiologist and heart specialist for doing ASD VSD Closure procedure for hole in the heart at Bahra Hospital, Mohali. The cost of ASD VSD device closure procedure of heart at Bahra Hospital is Rs.1,50,000 to 1,80,000 depending upon the type of implant used. The hospital stay is 2-3 day. The patient is called to the hospital for followup after 10 days. If you have an individual health insurance policy then this surgery is covered after a period of 2 years from the date of inception of the policy. However if you are a beneficiary of company given policy then the surgery is covered from day one. Always go through the terms of your health insurance policy like room rent capping and co-payment to avoid any kind of financial shocks later on.

Proud Lineage

Bahra Superspecialty Hospital is the biggest private hospital in the Tricity of Mohali, Chandigarh and Panchkula. Spread over 12 acres, the hospital has 250 beds at present which can be expanded to 1000 beds. Mr. Gurvinder Singh Bahra who is one of the most distinguished educationist in India has setup this hospital in the Kharar area of Mohali, Punjab.

Cutting Edge Technology

Bahra Hospital has been in the forefront of deploying cutting edge technology for the benefit of its patients. Our Intensive Care Units are equipped with the latest ventilators, monitors and other life saving equipments. The Radiology department has the ultrafast 32 Slice CT Scanner, Ultrasound, Colour Doppler and Digital X-Ray to provide all the diagnostic services inhouse.

A Professional Medical Team

Our team of doctors include some of the best medical professionals in the field of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Cosmetic Surgery, Orthopedics, Laparoscopic Surgery, Obgyn, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, ENT, Skin, Psychiatry, Dental and Physical Therapy.

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