Pulmonary Endarterectomy India – Affordable Cost And World Class In India

Published: 21st November 2009
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Pulmonary Endarterectomy In India

Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)

The Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program of We Care partner hospitals in India is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in performing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy, or PTE. This program is foremost in the world in the successful evaluation and treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, in addition to performing PTE...

What is Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)?

CTEPH is a form of pulmonary hypertension that occurs as the result of blood clots blocking off the arteries of the lungs. Whilst most of these blood clots originate in the veins, many people with this condition may be unaware that these clots are forming...

Acute pulmonary thromboembolic disease : - Blood clots from the legs may travel through the heart and lodge in the branches of the vessels of the lungs. ..

What is a Pulmonary Endarterectomy?

Pulmonary Endarterectomy (PEA, also known as PTE) is a surgical operation in which the blood vessels of the lungs are cleared of clot and scar material. Although this sounds simple, it is actually technically very difficult to get access to the arteries of the lungs, and the procedure itself is a major undertaking....

Who is a Candidate for Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)?

Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy is the definitive treatment for chronic pulmonary hypertension as the result of thromboembolic disease. Although pulmonary embolism (PE) is one of the more common cardiovascular diseases affecting..

There are three major reasons for considering PTE : -

* Hemodynamic : - to prevent or ameliorate right ventricular compromise caused by pulmonary hypertension

* Respiratory : - to restore blood flow to ventilated but unperfused lung regions...

Before PTE Surgery

Aside from the tests required to determine whether PTE is the right procedure for you, there are a number of things that need to be handled before your surgery : -

* Complete the application and medical history information in the Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program package.

* Have your medical summary sent to the medical team at We Care. This information will be reviewed by one of the PTE team members, who will contact you and your physician...

How is PTE Performed?

PTE is an eight-hour procedure, performed under general anesthesia, in which the chest is opened and the patient is attached to a heart-lung bypass machine. The patient's body is also cooled to about 68 degrees Fahrenheit..

ulmonary Thromboendarterectomy : - Blood clots can be removed directly from the pulmonary arteries by open-heart surgery.

Once the patient is attached to the heart-lung bypass pump and the body is cooled, the surgeons open the arteries obstructed by the clots. The doctors then turn off the heart-lung bypass pump to achieve a bloodless surgical field. While no blood is being pumped through the arteries, the doctors carefully extract the clots adhered to the arterial walls....

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