Helping your heart valves function optimally with expert-guided Aortic Valvotomy.
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Also known as Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty, Aortic Valvotomy is a Minimally Invasive treatment that aims at opening a constricted aortic valve, to restore the flow of blood through it. This is done using a tiny, flexible tube, known as a catheter, which has an inflatable balloon on one of its ends.
The treatment is commonly recommended for people with Aortic Valve Stenosis or those with narrowed aortic valve. If left untreated, these conditions can disrupt the flow of blood severely, giving rise to serious, often life-threatening complications. The procedure is very safe and effective. It can even be performed on small children, newborns and even fetuses affected artery to make sure the blockage does not return in the future.
Aortic Valvotomy may be needed for treating patients with aortic valve blockage that may be due to an obstruction caused by plaque accumulation or narrowing. The procedure helps to clear the blockage and restore the normal flow of blood, negating the risks of serious complications associated with the condition.
Aortic Valvotomy is broadly classified and based on the technique that is used:ENQUIRE NOW
It can take around an hour or more
Most patients need to stay overnight and are discharged within 24 hours
Most patients return to work within 8 - 10 days, however, complete recovery can take several weeks
You may be recommended to go for angioplasty if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms linked to coronary artery disease, which are not responding to medication and lifestyle modifications:
If you are have severe chest pain
If you have breathing difficulty
If you get tired too often
If you feel lightheaded or dizzy
If your heart rhythm is not normal
If your hand and feet are swollen
Pounding sensation in your chest
If you have stopped responding to meds
Various Advantages of Aortic Valvotomy are:
The procedure helps to restore and improve the flow of blood
The procedure helps to alleviate pain and discomfort
It helps to reduce unnecessary pressure, thereby lowering risks of heart failure
It boosts heart function, thereby improving exercise tolerance
The procedure can help to add quality years to the life of the patient.
It is minimally invasive which means less bleeding and scarring
Aortic Valvotomy focuses on clearing the blockage while preserving the valve, whereas Aortic Valve Replacement involves the replacement of the affected valve with a prosthetic one.
Yes, in some cases, the Aortic Valvotomy procedure may need to be repeated after a couple of years in case the problem recurs.
Yes patients who do not qualify for Aortic Valve Replacement might be suitable candidates for Aortic Valvotomy.
Yes, just like other medical procedures, there are certain risks associated with Aortic Valvotomy as well. These include bleeding, valve damage, and damage to the blood vessels.
Yes, Aortic Valvotomy is a Minimally Invasive procedure, performed using Cardiac Catheterization technique.
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