Heart Valve Repair and Replacement


This surgery takes place when valves are damaged or diseased and do not work the way they should they may need to be repaired or replaced. We are one of the best hospitals for heart valve replacement in Chennai and will assist you in the best possible way.

Heart valve repair and replacement are performed to treat what symptoms?

you may experience symptoms such as:

  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Coughing
  • Chest pain
  • Headaches
  • Palpitations
  • Swelling of limbs and abdomen

What are the Pre-Surgery Investigations?

Your doctor will give you specific instructions about changes in activities, diet, and medications you should follow before surgery and also give you some basic tests to be done before the surgery such as:

  • Echocardiogram.
  • Chest X-ray.
  • Blood tests.
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Cardiac catheterization.

What is our Expertise at Gleneagles Global Health City?

Everything at Gleneagles Global Health City Hospitals begins & ends with your health. We aim to offer you the best of patient experience that includes – the most advanced treatments, state-of-the-art infrastructure and taking care of the simple things that make a big difference. Our experts are available 24/7 to help you with any problems or queries.

How are heart valve repair and replacement done?

Traditionally, open-heart surgery is practiced to repair or replace heart valves. This means that a large incision is made in the chest and the heart is stopped for a time so that the surgeon can repair or replace the valve.

What is Post-Procedural Care surgery?

Expect to spend a couple of days in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Cardiac recovery often begins while you are still in the hospital. You will be given a program of exercise and diet designed to help you recover. Barring complications, you are most likely to get discharged from the hospital within a week. You still might have difficulty doing day to day activities. You must accept a full recovery in about 6 to 12 weeks.

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