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Cost of biventricular pacemaker in India

Pacemakers or "artificial pacemakers" help control abnormal heart rhythms by functioning to electrically stimulate the heart to contract and thus pumpimg blood throughout the body. This device uses electrical pulses to prompt the heart to beat at a normal rate. A pacemaker is placed under the skin of the chest or abdomen.

Pacemakers consist of a pager-sized housing device which contains a battery and the electronic circuitry that runs the pacemaker, and one or two long thin wires that travel through a vein in the chest to the heart. Pacemakers are usually implanted in patients in whom the heart`s own "spark plug" or electrical system is no longer functioning normally.

A biventricular pacemaker (BVP) synchronizes the heart`s two lower chambers, the left and right ventricles, to improve pumping efficiency and relieve many symptoms of congestive heart failure.

Regular pacemakers pulse only the right ventricle. A biventricular pacemaker paces both ventricles so that all or most of the ventricular muscles "squeeze" or "pump" together. This allows the heart to pump blood more effectively and can dramatically improve heart failure symptoms. Because this treatment resets the ventricles` pumping mechanism, it`s also referred to as cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).

CRT devices have at least two leads, one in the right ventricle to stimulate the septum, and another inserted through the coronary sinus to pace the lateral wall of the left ventricle. Often, for patients in normal sinus rhythm, there is also a lead in the right atrium to facilitate synchrony with the atrial contraction.

CRT can be combined with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD).

 

Cost of pacemaker in India

To provide affordable cardiac health care, Healthbase has partnered with several hospitals in India that offer top quality pacemaker implantation surgery at a fraction of the price in America. Our provider hospitals in India are internationally accredited (JCI and equivalent) and have cardiac surgeons who are trained or educated in the US, UK and Europe. Hospital facilities are modern and technologically advanced.

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