Tetralogy of Fallot TOF Surgery Package Details
Tetralogy of Fallot TOF Surgery Cost In India
1. Single Room $7000 USD *
2. Twin Sharing Room $6200 USD *
* this is an approximate cost and may vary depending on the condition of the patient.
Stay In Hospital : 10 Days
Post Discharge Stay in India : 3 Days
Success Rate of Tetralogy of Fallot TOF Surgery in India : 98%
Tetralogy of Fallot TOF Surgery Package Inclusions :
Hospital Room Charges (For The Specified Period)
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Information About Tetralogy of Fallot TOF Surgery In India
Tetralogy of Fallot TOF Surgery is a cardiac anomaly that refers to a combination of four related heart defects that commonly occur together. The four defects are:
- Ventricular septal defect / VSD
- Overriding aorta − the aortic valve is enlarged and appears to arise from both the left and right ventricles instead of the left ventricle as in normal hearts
- Pulmonary stenosis − narrowing of the pulmonary valve and outflow tract or area below the valve that creates an obstruction (blockage) of blood flow from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery
- Right ventricular hypertrophy − thickening of the muscular walls of the right ventricle, which occurs because the right ventricle is pumping at high pressure
A small percentage of children with tetralogy of Fallot may also have additional ventricular septal defects, an atrial septal defect / ASD or abnormalities in the branching pattern of their coronary arteries. Some patients with tetralogy of Fallot have complete obstruction to flow from the right ventricle, or pulmonary atresia. Tetralogy of Fallot may be associated with chromosomal abnormalities, such as 22q11 deletion syndrome.
The pulmonary stenosis and right ventricular outflow tract obstruction seen with tetralogy of Fallot usually limits blood flow to the lungs. When blood flow to the lungs is restricted, the combination of the ventricular septal defect and overriding aorta allows oxygen-poor blood (“blue”) returning to the right atrium and right ventricle to be pumped out the aorta to the body.
This “shunting” of oxygen-poor blood from the right ventricle to the body results in a reduction in the arterial oxygen saturation so that babies appear cyanotic, or blue. The cyanosis occurs because oxygen-poor blood is darker and has a blue color, so that the lips and skin appear blue.
The extent of cyanosis is dependent on the amount of narrowing of the pulmonary valve and right ventricular outflow tract. A narrower outflow tract from the right ventricle is more restrictive to blood flow to the lungs, which in turn lowers the arterial oxygen level since more oxygen-poor blood is shunted from the right ventricle to the aorta.
How will Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery in India be done:
Once tetralogy of Fallot is diagnosed, the immediate management focuses on determining whether the child’s oxygen levels are in a safe range.
If oxygen levels are critically low soon after birth, a prostaglandin infusion is usually initiated to keep the ductus arteriosus open which will provide additional pulmonary blood flow and increase the child’s oxygen level.
These infants will usually require surgical intervention in the neonatal period. Infants with normal oxygen levels or only mild cyanosis are usually able to go home in the first week of life.
Complete repair is usually done electively when children are about 6 months of age, as long as the oxygen levels remain adequate. Progressive or sudden decreases in oxygen saturation may prompt earlier corrective repair.
Surgical correction of the defect is always necessary. Occasionally, patients will require a surgical palliative procedure prior to the final correction.
Corrective repair of tetralogy of Fallot involves closure of the ventricular septal defect with a synthetic Dacron patch so that the blood can flow normally from the left ventricle to the aorta.
The narrowing of the pulmonary valve and right ventricular outflow tract is then augmented (enlarged) by a combination of cutting away (resecting) obstructive muscle tissue in the right ventricle and by enlarging the outflow pathway with a patch.
In some babies, however, the coronary arteries will branch across the right ventricular outflow tract where the patch would normally be placed. In these babies an incision in this area to place the patch would damage the coronary artery so this cannot safely be done.
When this occurs, a hole is made in the front surface of the right ventricle (avoiding the coronary artery) and a conduit (tube) is sewn from the right ventricle to the bifurcation of the pulmonary arteries to provide unobstructed blood flow from the right ventricle to the lungs.
Who needs Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery In India:
Cyanosis is an important sign of tetralogy of Fallot. Cyanosis is a bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails. Low oxygen levels in the blood cause cyanosis. Babies who have unrepaired tetralogy of Fallot sometimes have “tet spells.” These spells happen in response to an activity like crying or having a bowel movement. A tet spell occurs when the oxygen level in the blood suddenly drops. This causes the baby to become very blue. In years past, when tetralogy of Fallot wasn’t treated in infancy, children would get very tired during exercise and could faint. Now, doctors repair tetralogy of Fallot in infancy to prevent these symptoms. Another common sign of tetralogy of Fallot is a heart murmur. A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound that doctors might hear while listening to the heart. The sound occurs because the heart defect causes abnormal blood flow through the heart. However, not all heart murmurs are signs of congenital heart defects. Many healthy children have heart murmurs. Babies who have tetralogy of Fallot may tire easily while feeding. Thus, they may not gain weight or grow as quickly as children who have healthy hearts. Also, normal growth depends on a normal workload for the heart and normal flow of oxygen-rich blood to all parts of the body. Children who have tetralogy of Fallot also may have clubbing. Clubbing is the widening or rounding of the skin or bone around the tips of the fingers.
Risks associated with Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery:
Most adults with Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery had a “complete Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery repair” in childhood. In this repair, surgeons close the hole in the heart and open up the narrow heart valve to the lungs (the pulmonary valve). While most people who undergo this repair feel well and have few problems in childhood, this does not mean that their heart is fixed permanently. As people born with Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery age, new heart problems can develop. As adults, it’s important that they stay in the care of an adult congenital heart specialist.
The most common problem for adults with Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery is a leaky valve between the heart and lungs (pulmonary regurgitation or PR). As part of the Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery repair, surgeons usually stretch out the valve between the heart and lungs (pulmonary valve). This almost always makes the valve leak. As people age, this leaking can get worse.
A leaky valve can cause a number of serious problems. A leaky pulmonary valve can cause the right side of your heart to get bigger, which affects its pumping strength. This can lead to a loss of function in your heart and put you into heart failure. A leaky valve also increases your risk of serious rhythm problems, especially in the lower chambers of your heart (ventricular tachycardia or VT). VT is a dangerously fast heartbeat and can cause sudden death if not treated. Other rhythm problems in the upper chambers of the heart are common too. In some people with Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery, the aortic and tricuspid valves may also leak (for more details, see below).
A leaky valve can be a sneaky valve! There are often few or no symptoms to alert you. The first sign can often be rhythm problems, like an unusually fast heartbeat or feeling your heart “flutter.” If your valve has been leaking a lot and for a long time, you may feel tired. It is important to see your cardiologist regularly to know how and when to treat a leaky valve.
If you are an adult with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot, you may be at risk for an enlarged aorta. This can cause your aortic valve to leak and require an aortic root replacement. This is a surgery to replace the stretched-out part of your aorta and/or aortic valve. Less than 10% of people with Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery may have a leaking tricuspid valve, the valve between your right atrium (receiving chamber) and your right ventricle (pumping chamber). This is known as tricuspid regurgitation or TR and can only be repaired through surgery.
Other possible health problems include heartbeats that are too fast or too slow . You may also have leaking around the area that closed the ventricular septal defect (VSD), and you may be at risk for lung problems or problems with the heart muscle. Talk to your heart doctor about what you need to look for.
It is important to see your cardiologist regularly so that any changes in your heart can be detected early. Early detection can help prevent permanent damage.
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