Cardiac Asthma Treatment

Cardiac Asthma Treatment Abroad

Cardiac asthma is not a form of asthma. It's a type of coughing or wheezing that occurs with left heart failure. Depending on how severe your symptoms are, this wheezing can be a medical emergency. Heart failure can cause fluid to build up in your lungs (pulmonary edema) and in and around your airways. The latter causes signs and symptoms — such as shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing — that may mimic asthma.  

What affects the final cost of Cardiac Asthma Treatment?

There are many factors that can affect the costs

  • Types of Surgery performed
  • Experience of the surgeon
  • Choice of hospital & Technology
  • Rehabilitation cost after surgery
  • Insurance Coverage can affect a person's out of pocket expenses

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Hospitals for Cardiac Asthma Treatment

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Top 10 Hospitals for Cardiac Asthma Treatment

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Cardiac Asthma 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 Taipei Medical University Hospital Taiwan Taipei ---    
5 Dongguk University Ilsan Medical Center South Korea Ilsan ---    
6 UCT Private Academic Hospital South Africa Cape Town ---    
7 Metro Hospital and Heart Institute, Noid... India Noida ---    
8 As-Salam International Hospital Egypt Cairo ---    
9 Centre International Carthage Tunisia Monastir ---    
10 Humanitas Research Hospital Italy Milan ---    

Best doctors for Cardiac Asthma Treatment

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

1 Dr. T. S. Kler Cardiologist Lilavati Hospital and Res...
2 Dr. Bharat Kukreti Cardiologist Metro Hospital and Heart...
3 Dr. A. K. Sood Cardiologist Primus Super Specialty Ho...
4 Dr. Chander Mohan Mittal Cardiologist Primus Super Specialty Ho...
5 Dr. Manoj Luthra Cardiologist Saifee Hospital
6 Dr. Gunjan Kapoor Cardiologist Saifee Hospital
7 Dr. Rajnish Sardana Cardiologist Adatıp International Hosp...
8 Dr. B. Soma Raju Cardiologist Apollo Gleneagles Hospita...

Frequently Asked Questions

Unlike asthma, cardiac asthma is a disease that causes coughing and wheezing as a result of left heart failure.

A patient has heart failure, cough, wheezing, frothy or bloody sputum. The symptoms usually occurs at night.

The symptoms of both the conditions are same and is often misdiagnosed. Cardiac asthma usually affects elderly people and bronchial asthma is mostly found in children.

There is no well defined treatment for cardiac asthma. Medicines such as diuretics, nitroglycerin, morphine are used to manage the underlying heart problems.

You must immediately visit your healthcare provider if you develop new symptoms or the symptoms get worse. Symptoms such as – sudden weight gain, loss of appetite, swollen ankles, worsening of breathlessness, need immediate attention.

Following steps are taken to manage a patient with cardiac asthma – • Oxygen and ventilation • Medication • Lifestyle modification • Surgery

Surgical procedures such as angioplasty or coronary bypass surgery is recommended to treat the underlying heart problem, commonly heart failure.

You may have side effects such as dry cough, tiredness, headache, dizziness, nausea, loss of sleep, depression and headache.

To manage cardiac asthma – • Change your dietary habits, eat less salt • Proper sleep position (do not lay flat instead raise the head of the bed) • Be very disciplined with your medicine intake • Adopt changes that help you avoid heart problems

It becomes hard for you to breathe especially when you are lying down and the breathing becomes better when you sit or stand.

Apart from medical history and physical examination, following tests are done – • Blood test and urine test • Electrocardiogram • Chest X ray • Echocardiogram • Cardiopulmonary stress test • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) • Cardiac CT (computed tomography) • Cardiac catherization

Cardiac asthma lasts as long as there is underlying heart problem.

Call on emergency number or immediately seek emergency help if your breathlessness gets worse or you have allergic reaction to medicines.

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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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