Heart Diseases 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 Punjab. Another problem that is common is irregular heart beats, medically called arrhythmia. The treatment for this is very common and successful at Bahra Hospital, Mohali, Punjab through pacemaker and Implantable Cadioverter Difibrillator (ICD) device. ICD device is also implanted at Bahra Hospital for patients suffering from heart failure.

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..

ICD Implant

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator or ICD is an electronic device which is implanted in the chest to for correcting the irregular heart beats or arrhythmia. Irregular heart beat can be either fast or slow. The ICD device helps in regularizing the heart rate by giving a small shock to the heart when it is going fast or slow.

There are three types of ICD devices that are used by cardiologist in at Bahra Hospital, Mohali, Single Chamber ICD, Dual Chamber ICD and Biventricular Device. Single Chamber ICD device is used by heart specialist at Bahra Hospital, Punjab for patients who just have problem in the right ventricle whereas the dual chamber ICD device is used Bahra Hospital, Punjab for the patients to manage right ventricle as well as right atrium. Best of the lot is Biventricular Device that is used by heart specialist in Punjab for patients having loss of cardiac muscle as well as heart failure as it manages right ventricle, right atrium and left ventricle. In short it can be called as artifical or mechanical heart.

Best Doctors and Cost

Dr is one of the best and extensively trained cardiologist and heart specialist for doing ICD Implant procedure for heart failure and arrhythmias of the heart at Bahra Hospital, Mohali. The cost of ICD Implant procedure of heart at Bahra Hospital is Rs.6,00,000 to 13,00,000 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.

Bahra Hospital

Spread over 12 acres campus, this is the biggest hospital in the Tricity. The hospital which currently has 250 beds will be expanded to 1200 beds. Watch this Virtual Tour

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