Cardiac Amyloidosis Treatment

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Amyloid deposits in the heart can make the walls of the heart muscle stiff. They can also make the heart muscle weaker and affect the electrical rhythm of the heart. This condition can cause less blood to flow to your heart.

Eventually, your heart will no longer be able to pump normally. If amyloidosis affects your heart, you may have: Shortness of breath with light activity An irregular heartbeat Signs of heart failure, including swelling of the feet and ankles, weakness, fatigue, and nausea, among others  

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Top 10 Hospitals for Cardiac Amyloidosis Treatment

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Cardiac Amyloidosis Treatment in the world:

# Hospital Country City Price
1 Wockhardt Hospital South Mumbai India Mumbai ---    
2 Sikarin Hospital Thailand Bangkok ---    
3 Medipol Mega University Hospital Turkey Istanbul ---    
4 NMC Hospital DIP United Arab Emirates Dubai ---    
5 Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilo... Israel Tel Aviv ---    
6 Asian Hospital and Medical Center Philippines Manila ---    
7 Kyung Hee University Hospital South Korea Seoul ---    
8 Capital Health - CityPraxen Berlin Germany Berlin ---    
9 UCT Private Academic Hospital South Africa Cape Town ---    
10 HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim Germany Hildesheim ---    

Best doctors for Cardiac Amyloidosis Treatment

Following are the best doctors for Cardiac Amyloidosis Treatment in the world:

1 Dr. D. K. Jhamb Cardiologist Rockland Hospital, Manesa...
2 Dr. Deepak Khurana Cardiothoracic Surgeon Rockland Hospital, Manesa...
3 Dr. Naveen Saraf Cardiothoracic Surgeon Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...
4 Dr. Atul Mathur Interventional Cardiologist Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...
5 Dr. Peeyush Jain Cardiologist Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...
6 Dr. Ramji Mehotra Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...
7 Dr. Savitri Shrivastava Paediatric Cardiologist Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...
8 Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...

Frequently Asked Questions

Amyloids are plaques of protein by product. When this amyloids accumulate on the heart muscles, affects the function of the heart. This condition is called cardiac amyloidosis.

The symptom of cardiac amyloidosis is same as that of heart failure. Your doctor performs cardiac biopsy or technetium pyrophosphate scan to confirm cardiac amyloidosis.

There is no specific treatment for cardiac amyloidosis. The treatment is given to control or stop the protein build up on the heart muscles.

The type of treatment depends upon the type of amyloid. Medicines used are calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, digoxin. Your doctor may use other treatments such as – • Chemotherapy • Anti-inflammatory medicine • Pacemakers • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator • Heart transplant (when the heart function is very poor)

With the advancing skill and technology, people with cardiac amyloidosis can survive for several years after diagnosis.

Your doctor may recommend the following tests – • CT scan of chest or abdomen • Echocardiogram • Electrocardiogram • Magnetic resonance imaging • Nuclear heart scan • Coronary angiography • Positron emission tomography • Cardiac biopsy (confirmatory diagnostic tool)

The condition may be genetic or may result from bone cancer or blood cancer or diseases that may cause inflammation.

Yes, cardiac amyloidosis is common in men when compared to women. The condition usually affects men more than 40 years of age.

Complications of cardiac amyloidosis may be - • Congestive heart failure • Fluid build-up in abdomen (ascites) • Low blood pressure • Atrial fibrillation or ventricular arrhythmias

Life expectancy of a person with cardiac amyloidosis depends on – • Type of amyloid • Stage of diagnosis • The portion of the organs involved

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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 20 Apr, 2022.

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