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Pacemaker Implant Surgery Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Pacemaker Implant to foreign patients.

Rambam Medical Center

The Department of Cardiac Surgery has a highly experienced professional team, providing excellent Cardiac surgical procedures.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Gil Bolotin, MD

Director, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant (dual chamber)

12,800 - 14,800 US$

Pacemaker Implant (single chamber)

12,100 - 13,100 US$

Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

8 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Dr. Atıf Akçevin

Specialist Physician

Prof. Dr. Halil Türkoğlu

Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

6 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Hasin Ustunsoy

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr. Ahmet Hulisi Arslan MD

Cardiovascular Surgery
Pediatric Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Heart By-Pass Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr. Govini Balasubramani

Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon

Offering a complete care, the Clinique de l'Infirmerie Protestante in Lyon takes care of pathologies in more than 50 specialties. It brings together liberal health specialists, physicians and surgeons, who are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for their interventions.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Lapeze

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr. De La Roche

Thoracic Surgeon

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Pacemaker Implant (dual chamber)

upon request

Pacemaker Implant (single chamber)

upon request

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

Listed cardiac surgeons:

Dr. Miguel Such

Head of The Cardiac Surgery Unit

Dr. Juan José Gómez Doblas

Head of The Cardiac Surgery Unit

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

Sourasky Medical Center

A major medical center in Tel Aviv operating three hospitals under its lead, and serves as a teaching and research center as well.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Yanai Ben Gal

Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit Director

Prices

Procedure Prices

Additional charge for device for implantation of diaphragmatic pacemak

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Additional charge for device for implantation of diaphragmatic pacemak

upon request

Additional charge for MRI for patient with cardiac pacemaker

upon request

Follow up of patient with defibrillator pacemaker, per year

upon request

Implantation of diaphragmatic pacemaker, excluding device cost

upon request

Insertion (initial or replacement) of single/dual chamber cardiac pace

upon request

Klinik Hirslanden & Klinik Im Park

Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery focuses on the invasive treatment of disorders, injuries and deformities of the vessels in the chest cavity (thorax) and the heart.

5 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Paul Magnus Schneider

Visceral and Thoracic Surgeon

Prices

Procedure Prices

Pacemaker Implant

upon request

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About Pacemaker

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is a Pacemaker Implant?
A pacemaker implant is a procedure to insert a small, battery-operated device called a pacemaker into your chest. This assists your heart to beat regularly.

What are the different types of Pacemaker Implant treatments?

  • Endocardial approach.
    This is the traditional procedure commonly used. An incision is made in the chest for the leads and pacemaker to be inserted. The lead(s) is carefully placed into the incision and into a vein, then guided to the heart. The tip of the lead is attached to the heart muscle, whilst the other end is inserted into a pocket created under the skin in the upper chest.
  • Epicardial approach.
    This procedure is more commonly used with children. The surgeon attaches the tip of the lead to the heart muscle, whilst the other end is placed in a pocket created underneath the skin in the abdomen.

How Long Will My Pacemaker Last
Pacemakers can usually last between four to eight years. Your pacemaker will need to be replaced, once the the battery becomes low.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Normally, surgery can take up to 3 hours.

Days admitted : Generally, you will be allowed to go home after one or two days.

Anesthesia : Local Anesthesia

Recovery : Try to ensure that your wound is kept clean and dry. After around five days, you may take a shower.

Avoid lifting heavy objects and activities that require pushing or pulling heavy objects. For six weeks after the procedure, stay clear of vigorous activity such as golfing, tennis, and swimming. Try to walk as much as possible for exercise.

Normally, you can resume work within a week after you go home.

Risks : Risks related to a pacemaker implant could include:
- Infection.
- There is a minor risk that one of the leads may get dislodged. That is the reason you are advised to avoid strenuous exercise for a few weeks after the procedure.
- Internal bleeding
- Hemorrhage

After care : A check of your pacemaker should be done six weeks after your pacemaker is implanted. This follow-up appointment is important, due to the fact that adjustments will be executed that will extend the life of your pacemaker.
After that, your pacemaker should be checked every three months on the telephone to assess battery function.
A complete examination will be required once a year at a hospital or doctor's office.

Be aware that the following items could interfere with the functioning of your pacemaker:

- A cell phone. This should be used on the side that is opposite to where the pacemaker was implanted.
- Strong electric or magnetic fields, such as: some industrial equipment; high intensity radio waves ; and arc resistance welders.

Avoid any tests that require magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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