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Complete Guide to Heart Disease Treatment in India for Nigerians (2024)

Heart disease is a prevalent health concern globally, affecting millions of people each year. However, advancements in medical technology and healthcare infrastructure have led to various treatment options available to patients. 

Heart disease encompasses a range of conditions that affect the heart’s structure and function, including arrhythmias, coronary heart disease, heart attack, high blood pressure, congenital heart defects, vascular dementia, and stroke. Various factors, including high cholesterol, smoking, obesity, and lack of physical activity, can cause these conditions. The World Health Organization (WHO) in an article, states that poverty and stress are also two key factors contributing to a global increase in heart and cardiovascular disease.

Accurate diagnosis is the first step in treating heart disease in India. Healthcare providers utilize advanced diagnostic tools and techniques to assess patients’ heart health before commencing cardiovascular disease treatment in India. Common diagnostic tests include electrocardiogram (ECG), echocardiogram, stress test, cardiac catheterization, and CT angiography. These tests help doctors evaluate the structure and function of the heart, identify any abnormalities, and determine the most appropriate course of treatment.

Treatment Options for Heart Disease in India

  • Non-Surgical Treatment Options: (Such as Lifestyle modifications such as dietary changes, regular exercise, smoking cessation, etc) 
  • Medication Management
  • Interventional Procedures
  • Surgical Interventions

Process of Treating Heart Disease in India

Hospital Selection:  Check the hospital rankings, their doctor’s reputation, technology, location, and amenities. Also, patient satisfaction scores, language services, and cultural sensitivity should be checked.

Initial Consultation: After deciding on the hospital where you’ll receive the procedure, you’ll book a consultation with the doctor; at this stage, the doctor will review your medical reports (might suggest other tests) and recommend the procedure you’ll undergo.

Apply for an Indian medical visa: The next step is to apply for an Indian medical visa at the Indian embassy in Nigeria. A reputable, recognized, and specialized Indian hospital increases your chances of visa approval.

Travel for the Procedure: Once your medical visa is granted, you can proceed to India for the procedure. However, there are a few things you should think about before you go, like lodging, mobile communication, translation services, and transportation in India. Engaging the services of a professional medical tourism company like Medvisit takes care of these details so you can focus on your health and recovery.

Post-Surgery Care: After a successful surgery, you’ll still spend some time in India to recuperate and, if necessary, have post-surgery checkups before returning to Nigeria. In some cases, you’ll require follow-up consultations in India or Nigeria.

Cost of Treating Heart Disease in India

The cost is affected by various factors, such as;  

  • The type of procedure needed
  • The Hospital & Medical Teams Experience
  • Other Medical Conditions: If you have other medical conditions, they can affect the cost.
  • Post-op expenses such as (follow-up consultations).

Like every other service, prices are constantly changing, so it’s essential to contact us to get the current pricing. 

Possible Alternative to Treatment in India: Second Opinion 

While heart disease treatment costs in India are significantly lower than in other countries,  obtaining FX to pay the bills can be challenging for Nigerians. Medical Second Opinion is a highly recommended alternative.

 With Medvisit’s second opinion service, a highly experienced surgeon from a reputable hospital abroad will review your diagnosis and treatment plan offered by your Nigerian doctor. 

Second-opinion services are much cheaper than flying to India – you save on transportation, accommodation, travel arrangements, visa applications, etc. While receiving high-quality care with treatment plans similar to what you’ll get in India here in Nigeria.

Other benefits of a second opinion for heart disease treatment include;

  • Confirmation of Diagnosis
  • Possibility of finding additional treatment options
  • Peace of Mind

Patients can effectively manage their heart disease and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives by understanding the various treatment options and partnering with knowledgeable health tourism providers like Medvisit. To speak to an agent at Medvisit, call 09130247317 or click the link

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