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What is ASD Surgery?
ASD is abbreviated as the Atrial Septal Defect. The atrial septum is the thin layer of muscle tissue present in the heart and divides the upper two chambers of the heart (Atrium) into right and left atrium. Sometimes, during the development of the heart, the atrial septum does not close properly and a hole is formed in the atrial septum. In children, the ASD often closes on its own. However, in some cases, the perforation may not close and continue until adulthood. Adults with ASD may experience symptoms like shortness of breath, pulmonary hypertension, abnormal heart rhythm, etc. and is treated with ASD Surgery by sealing the perforation.
ASD Surgery can be performed by the following methods:
What are the types of Atrial Septal Defects?
Based on the location and the type of perforation, atrial septal defects can be of the following types, they are:
What are the indications of ASD Surgery?
ASD Surgery is indicated in the individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of the atrial septal defect.
Who are the best surgeons to perform ASD Surgery?
A certified and trained Cardiology Surgeon who is well experienced in performing ASD Surgery can perform this surgery.
What is the cost of ASD Surgery?
Minimum cost for ASD Surgery in Pune starts from Rs.1,19,700
Average expenses for ASD Surgery in Pune is approximately Rs.2,87,000
Maximum amount to be paid for ASD Surgery in Pune rises up to Rs.3,90,000
Cost of ASD Surgery depends on factors such as:
Is ASD Surgery a major surgery or minor surgery?
ASD Surgery can be either major or minor surgery depending on the patient's medical condition, type of septal defect and the surgery performed.
What are the risks and complications associated with ASD Surgery?
Risks and complications associated with ASD Surgery are:
How long does it take to complete ASD Surgery?
ASD Surgery may take around 2-5 hours to complete.
What is the recovery time for ASD Surgery?
Individuals who undergo ASD Surgery may take 1-2 months for recovery.
What is the success rate of ASD Surgery?
The success rate of ASD Surgery depends on the following factors:
However, the success rate of ASD Surgery maybe 95%.
Is ASD Surgery Permanent?
ASD Surgery is a permanent surgery as it is performed to close the defect in the atrial septum with a suitable mesh or ASD closure device.
What are the long-term results of ASD Surgery?
Few of the long term results of ASD Surgery are:
Can ASD Surgery be detected in the future?
Depending on the type of surgical approach, ASD Surgery can or cannot be detected in the future.