Endocarditis Treatment

Endocarditis Treatment Abroad,

When the inner lining of the heart chambers, endocardium gets infected, it is called Endocarditis. Bacteria, fungi or other germs spread through your bloodstream and attach to damaged areas in your heart causes endocarditis. Treatments for endocarditis include antibiotics and, in certain cases, surgery.  

What affects the final cost of Endocarditis 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 Endocarditis Treatment

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Top 10 Hospitals for Endocarditis Treatment

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Endocarditis 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 Pantai Hospital, Penang Malaysia Penang ---    
5 St. Luke's Medical Center Philippines Quezon City ---    
6 Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield India Bangalore ---    
7 Manipal Hospital India Bangalore ---    
8 Centre International Carthage Tunisia Monastir ---    
9 Asan Medical Center South Korea Seoul ---    
10 Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal India Bangalore ---    

Best doctors for Endocarditis Treatment

Following are the best doctors for Endocarditis Treatment in the world:

# DOCTOR SPECIALITY HOSPITAL
1 Dr. Ashok Seth Interventional Cardiologist Fortis Escorts Heart Inst...

Frequently Asked Questions

Several factors are considered to diagnose endocarditis. Given below are the tests to diagnose endocarditis – • Complete blood count • Blood culture • Echocardiogram • Electrocardiogram • CT scan or MRI • Chest X-ray

Contact your doctor if you have symptoms such as – • Fever • Night sweat • Fatigue • Shortness of breath during physical activity • Headache • Chills • Pain in joints and muscles • Small red/purple spots on the skin • Painless red spots on palms and souls

There is growth of bacteria in the blood stream that spreads and multiplies in the inner lining of the heart. As a result there is inflammation in the inner lining of the heart (endocardium) which may damage the heart valves.

Bacteria enters heart through blood stream. It may enter through mouth, infection on the skin, any medical instrument placed in the body.

People suffering from heart disease, with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, having artificial valve, are getting drugs through injection are at a risk of developing endocarditis.

Depending upon the condition endocarditis can be treated with medication or surgery.

If there is a serious damage in the heart you may need surgery to repair it. Surgery is recommended in the following conditions – • Symptoms of heart failure • Blood clots despite of taking medicines • You have artificial heart valve • High temperature despite of being on antibiotics • Pus formation or fistula in the heart • Endocarditis due to drug resistant bacteria

There are 3 main surgical procedures- • Drainage of abscess and repair of fistula • Repair of damaged heart valve • Replacement of damaged heart valve with artificial ones

If you are at risk of developing endocarditis or you have recovered from it, you must take precaution to avoid exposure to infections. As infection can work as a trigger and endocarditis may re-occur. You may take care of – • Dental hygiene • Take care of your skin

Treatment for endocarditis depends on its severity. Normally the treatment lasts for 2-6 weeks.

Yes, if the treatment is taken on time with proper antibiotics. The condition can be fatal if left untreated or the problem persist despite of taking treatment.

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Endocarditis Treatment

Endocarditis Treatment Abroad,

When the inner lining of the heart chambers, endocardium gets infected, it is called Endocarditis. Bacteria, fungi or other germs spread through your bloodstream and attach to damaged areas in your heart causes endocarditis. Treatments for endocarditis include antibiotics and, in certain cases, surgery.  

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

Get Free Consultation

Several factors are considered to diagnose endocarditis. Given below are the tests to diagnose endocarditis – • Complete blood count • Blood culture • Echocardiogram • Electrocardiogram • CT scan or MRI • Chest X-ray

Contact your doctor if you have symptoms such as – • Fever • Night sweat • Fatigue • Shortness of breath during physical activity • Headache • Chills • Pain in joints and muscles • Small red/purple spots on the skin • Painless red spots on palms and souls

There is growth of bacteria in the blood stream that spreads and multiplies in the inner lining of the heart. As a result there is inflammation in the inner lining of the heart (endocardium) which may damage the heart valves.

Bacteria enters heart through blood stream. It may enter through mouth, infection on the skin, any medical instrument placed in the body.

People suffering from heart disease, with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, having artificial valve, are getting drugs through injection are at a risk of developing endocarditis.

Depending upon the condition endocarditis can be treated with medication or surgery.

If there is a serious damage in the heart you may need surgery to repair it. Surgery is recommended in the following conditions – • Symptoms of heart failure • Blood clots despite of taking medicines • You have artificial heart valve • High temperature despite of being on antibiotics • Pus formation or fistula in the heart • Endocarditis due to drug resistant bacteria

There are 3 main surgical procedures- • Drainage of abscess and repair of fistula • Repair of damaged heart valve • Replacement of damaged heart valve with artificial ones

If you are at risk of developing endocarditis or you have recovered from it, you must take precaution to avoid exposure to infections. As infection can work as a trigger and endocarditis may re-occur. You may take care of – • Dental hygiene • Take care of your skin

Treatment for endocarditis depends on its severity. Normally the treatment lasts for 2-6 weeks.

Yes, if the treatment is taken on time with proper antibiotics. The condition can be fatal if left untreated or the problem persist despite of taking treatment.

How Mozocare can help you

1

Search

Search Procedure and Hospital

2

Select

Choose your Options

3

Book

Book your program

4

FLY

You are ready for a new and healthier life


About Mozocare

Mozocare is a medical access platform for hospitals and clinics to assist patients access best medical care at affordable prices. Mozocare  Insights provides  Health News,  Latest treatment innovation, Hospital ranking , Healthcare Industry Information and  Knowledge sharing .

The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 16 Apr, 2022.

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