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Pericardiocentesis

Pericardiocentesis treatment abroad.

Pericardiocentesis, also called a pericardial tap, is an invasive procedure that involves using a needle and catheter to remove fluid (called a pericardial effusion) from the sac around the heart (the pericardium). The fluid may then be sent to a laboratory for tests to look for signs of infection or cancer. Occasionally, pericardiocentesis is performed on an emergency basis to treat a condition called cardiac tamponade.

This condition is a life-threatening, rapid buildup of fluid around the heart that puts pressure on the heart muscle, weakening its pumping ability and drastically lowering blood pressure.  

Why it is performed? 

  • Determine cause of fluid around the heart.
  • Relieve symptoms, such as shortness of breath caused by having fluid around the heart.
  • Diagnose infection or cancer that may be causing fluid around the heart.

What affects the final cost of Pericardiocentesis?

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 Pericardiocentesis

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Top 10 Hospitals for Pericardiocentesis

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Pericardiocentesis 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 Cheil General Hospital & Women Healthcar... South Korea Seoul ---    
5 Apollo Hospital India Chennai ---    
6 Cleveland Clinic United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi ---    
7 Policlinica Ntra. Sra. del Rosario Spain Ibiza ---    
8 Hospital Mae de Deus Brazil Porto Alegre ---    
9 European Health Centre Poland Otwock ---    
10 Vijaya Hospital Chennai India Chennai ---    

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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 22 Jun, 2020.

Pericardiocentesis

Pericardiocentesis treatment abroad.

Pericardiocentesis, also called a pericardial tap, is an invasive procedure that involves using a needle and catheter to remove fluid (called a pericardial effusion) from the sac around the heart (the pericardium). The fluid may then be sent to a laboratory for tests to look for signs of infection or cancer. Occasionally, pericardiocentesis is performed on an emergency basis to treat a condition called cardiac tamponade.

This condition is a life-threatening, rapid buildup of fluid around the heart that puts pressure on the heart muscle, weakening its pumping ability and drastically lowering blood pressure.  

Why it is performed? 

  • Determine cause of fluid around the heart.
  • Relieve symptoms, such as shortness of breath caused by having fluid around the heart.
  • Diagnose infection or cancer that may be causing fluid around the heart.

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

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 22 Jun, 2020.

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