What is ASD/VSD Closure ?

There might arise a situation where a hole is formed in the two upper collecting chambers (ASD) and in the 2 lower collecting chambers (VSD) in the heart and these come under the problems of Congenital Heart Defects (CAD). These are usually that are there from the time of the birth and is subject to changes with the regular flow of blood. Thus, a surgery is conducted to remove such issues that can cause damage to the overall body.

How is ASD / VSD Closure Performed ?

An open heart surgery is performed once the seriousness of the problem is high. In this, the hole is closed with the help of a patch. Moreover, stitches can also be an alternative to close the patch. The closure can also be performed by non-surgical methods such as insertion of clamshells that attach to each other inside and thus cover the hole from both the right and the left side (as both are attached on each sides).

Who needs ASD/VSD Closure ?

Since this problem arises before or during the birth of the baby, such people when grown up may requires this closure surgery. The hole might be due to smoking during pregnancy or from heredity and that is why the doctors haven’t been able to diagnose why this happens. There is no particular standard set as to when it is required but when the symptoms such as unable to exercise for a long time or shortness of breath occur or regular respiratory infections; a doctor should be seen immediately.

HealthKhoj helps patients to confirm if patient really need this procedure by providing second opinion from specialist.

Who is not a candidate of ASD/VSD Closure ?

The closure in some cases may not require a surgery or its types at all. With a good and rich in nutrient diet, the hole may close itself if it is a small one. Where the hole is a small in size, it is not always necessary to perform a surgery and can be let alone for a long term recovery.

What are the results of ASD / VSD ?

The basic care has to be taken about the recovery of chest incision. Yes, sports and other outdoor activities may come to a halt. If there aren’t any other complications w.r.t. breathing and fatigue, the recovery process is going well. In most of the cases, the surgery doesn’t take a toll on you or your body and recovers well if the diet is taken according to the doctor’s advice.

What is the approval process for ASD / VSD Closure ?

Various tests such as Heart MRI, ECG, Chest X-Ray & Doppler study of the heart will be conducted by the cardiologist and when the symptoms are very serious and they just won’t stop and if there is no possibility for any natural closure after the tests conducted, the doctor will refer you to the closure surgery and you have all the rights to question him about the same.

What are the risks of ASD/VSD Closure ?

After the surgery is conducted, there are very few risks that may arise. In most of the cases, nothing usually harmful happens but medical therapy may be required if the patient faints but where the severity of the problem is huge, a person may be subjected to heart attacks, pulmonary hypertension or even further surgeries in his middle age.

Indicative costs

Different methods of closure have different prices attached. Usually the prices vary from Hospital to Hospital depending upon the type of closure, the city and the hospital making a change as well with the prices. HealthKhoj will provide you cost estimate of procedure at multiple Hospitals.

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