Visited For Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
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This is quite long review but will really matters for all who are in search with Best Cardiac Surgeon not only in India but also in the world for them/their loveones.
In 2004, I came to know that I have BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE with mild stenosis which is commonly congenital valve defect . Dr advised me this defect is only solved by VALVE REPLACEMENT. I used to do ECHO test for the current position of the valve & pressure on heart due to calcification.
In mid year of 2018 I started getting severe pain in my Left arm, valve leaking, palpitations, and severe vertigo.
I took an appointment of Dr Ramakant Panda and met with latest Echo. He told that My Aortic valve is heavily calcified with some Aorta Dilation and need immediate operation(AVR).He suggested me Mechanical Valve to be used as I am quite young only 34 considering the profession. He quoted around 8.00 lacs for AVR in lower class.
I told this news to my family members and freinds. They were like take the second or more opinions before get it operated.
I started to meet Cardiac Surgeon in Mumbai for taking the genuine and sheer opinions.
One of them, suggested me not only AVR but also Aorta will be replaced as it is dilated much and given the quote around Rs 13.00 lacs and also suggested for Tissue Valve that needs to be replaced again after 10 to 15 years. which was quite surprised. I was almost trapped there. But..
I was continuous on web and searching best for me and finally found Dr. Pavan Kumar, SR Cardiac Surgeon with best reviews on web portal and his specific videos on youtube regarding the same. I have acquired much information about the Doctor and was ready to go in Best hands for my life.
But only matter was money as many friends told me that the Lilawati hospital is too costly but go for Dr Pavan Kumar who is really Good.
"We went to Lilavati Hospital as Dr. Pavan kumar was available there only . We showed all the reports to him. He saw all the reports and told that only valve replacement is necessary and it is advisable to go with Mechanical Valve. I was wondering & happy now as I have to face only one operation which is AVR not aorta. He said if you ready then you should start medical statistics now . I seemingly asked one more question to Dr. Pavan Kumar about the quote(Cost). The reply was really genuine and trust worthy . The tentitive cost was much lesser than other Hospitals. I decided and started the prior procedures and finally got it operated on 08.01.2019 successfully." 2D ECHO and ECG done on 14.01.2019 with fine results(Normal).
Today on 14.01.2019, I will be discharged from the Hospital.