What is Bentall’s Surgery ?

The aorta is the biggest artery in the heart which helps dispensing oxygen to other parts of the body through smaller arteries. When defects arise with aorta such as damaging of the root of the aorta and problems arising in the valves, Bentall’s surgery may become a mandate to be followed to rectify such defects.

How is Bentall’s Surgery performed ?

Anesthesia is given to the patient and his heart is temporarily kept on heart-lung machine after an incision is made in the chest. The damaged part is examined and a. artificial graft is prepared (mechanical or biological) that substitutes the damaged area during the operation. If after examination there is no leakage with the connecting arteries and the valves, the cut made on the chest will be sewn.

Who needs Bentall’s Surgery ?

The following may render as conditions for a person to go for this surgery:

1. Aortic Regurgitation- excessive leakage from the aortic valve.

2. Marfan’s Syndrome- Weakening of aortic wall due to genetic diseases.

3. Aortic dissection- Separation of the Aortic Wall layers.

4. Aneurysms- Where the aorta balloons out that may cause fatal hemorrhage.

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

Who is not a candidate of Bentall’s Surgery ?

Once the blood thinning medicines begin to show positive results and that leads to the partial recovery of the aorta, the doctor will not prefer a surgery. A good diet is another cause of a healthy heart. Quitting smoking may be another way to stop the damage and avoid this surgery.

What are the results of Bentall’s Surgery ?

The results of this surgery have proven to be good with low no. of complications. A person will be taken into intense care unit to see if there are any aftermaths and once they don’t seem to occur, the patient will be asked to eat a good diet, exercise regularly and avoid fatty foods.

What is the approval process for Bentall’s Surgery ?

There is no specific test to be assured about the same. The problems discussed earlier w.r.t. the candidature of this surgery. Sudden and excessive chest & back pain may occur due to rupturing of the aorta and if, after the tests conducted, the aorta seems to be damaged that causes such symptoms, the doctor will refer you to the surgery.

What are the risks of Bentall’s Surgery ?

The following risks run along the same lines after the surgery:

1. Lung and Kidney failure.

2. Abnormal heart beat rhythm.

3. Blood clot in legs or lungs.

4. Infection in and around the aorta.

5. Death is some circumstances.

Indicative costs

Bentall’s Surgery is a costly surgery varies from Hospital to Hospital. HealthKhoj will provide you cost estimate of procedure at multiple Hospitals.

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