Pericarditis Treatment

Pericarditis Treatment Abroad

Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardium, a fine sac that adjoins your heart. Symptoms typically comprise a sudden onset of sharp chest pain. The pain may also be felt in the shoulders, neck, and back. Therapy for pericarditis depends on the source and severity. Mild cases of pericarditis may get better on their own even in the absence of remedy.

Which other Cardiology procedures can I find abroad?

There are many accredited and modern hospitals providing high standard Cardiology treatments abroad such as Cardiology Consultation hospitals abroad, Pacemaker Implantation hospitals abroad, Heart Valve Replacement hospitals abroad, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting hospitals abroad, etc.
 

What affects the final cost of Pericarditis 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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Top 10 Hospitals for Pericarditis Treatment

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Pericarditis 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 Medeor 24x7 Hospital Dubai United Arab Emirates Dubai ---    
5 Dobro Clinic Ukraine Kiev ---    
6 The University Hospital of Tokyo Japan Tokyo ---    
7 Clinique de Genolier Switzerland Genolier ---    
8 Apollo Hospital India Mumbai ---    
9 Kamineni Hospital India Hyderabad ---    
10 HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf Germany Berlin ---    

Best doctors for Pericarditis Treatment

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Frequently Asked Questions

Pericardium is a covering of the heart. Inflammation of pericardium is known as pericarditis.

• Pericarditis commonly occurs as a result of viral infections such as cold or pneumonia. Bacterial and fungal infection may also cause pericarditis. • Pericarditis may be present in diseases such as HIV infection and AIDS, tuberculosis, kidney failure, cancer, rheumatic fever. • Heart attack, medicines for heart problems, radiation therapy to the chest, heart surgery may also cause pericarditis.

There is always a pain in the chest which may radiate to the neck, shoulder and back. The pain is sharp and stabbing that is relieved by sitting, bending or leaning. Other symptoms are swelling in the legs, ankle, dry cough, breathing problem, anxiety, fatigue, fever, chills or sweating.

Examination of heart sound is done with a stethoscope. Diagnostic tests for pericarditis are – • Echocardiogram • Electrocardiogram • Heart MRI • Chest X-ray • Chest MRI • Radionuclide scanning • Blood tests

Pericarditis usually develops suddenly and may last for couple of months. The disease can affect anyone but comparatively is common in men between 16-45 years.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with colchicine is used. Corticosteroids and diuretics may also be used. Antibiotics or antifungal medicines are prescribed if the cause is bacterial or fungal infections.

Pericardiocentesis and pericardiectomy is performed if there is build-up of fluid in the heart.

• Pericardiocentesis is done when there is accumulation of fluid affects the heart function. • Pericardiectomy is done if pericarditis reappear after a treatment.

A needle is inserted by making a small hole in the protective covering of the heart (pericardium). This is done under ultrasound guidance. The fluid is then drained in the abdominal cavity.

Pericardiectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removal of cutting of the protective layer of heart i.e pericardium.

Pericarditis can be a mild illness to a life threatening disease.

The treatment is effective if it is taken right away. If pericarditis is severe it may cause long term problems even after the treatment.

No, pericarditis cannot be prevented.

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Pericarditis Treatment

Pericarditis Treatment Abroad

Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardium, a fine sac that adjoins your heart. Symptoms typically comprise a sudden onset of sharp chest pain. The pain may also be felt in the shoulders, neck, and back. Therapy for pericarditis depends on the source and severity. Mild cases of pericarditis may get better on their own even in the absence of remedy.

Which other Cardiology procedures can I find abroad?

There are many accredited and modern hospitals providing high standard Cardiology treatments abroad such as Cardiology Consultation hospitals abroad, Pacemaker Implantation hospitals abroad, Heart Valve Replacement hospitals abroad, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting hospitals abroad, etc.
 

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

Pericardium is a covering of the heart. Inflammation of pericardium is known as pericarditis.

• Pericarditis commonly occurs as a result of viral infections such as cold or pneumonia. Bacterial and fungal infection may also cause pericarditis. • Pericarditis may be present in diseases such as HIV infection and AIDS, tuberculosis, kidney failure, cancer, rheumatic fever. • Heart attack, medicines for heart problems, radiation therapy to the chest, heart surgery may also cause pericarditis.

There is always a pain in the chest which may radiate to the neck, shoulder and back. The pain is sharp and stabbing that is relieved by sitting, bending or leaning. Other symptoms are swelling in the legs, ankle, dry cough, breathing problem, anxiety, fatigue, fever, chills or sweating.

Examination of heart sound is done with a stethoscope. Diagnostic tests for pericarditis are – • Echocardiogram • Electrocardiogram • Heart MRI • Chest X-ray • Chest MRI • Radionuclide scanning • Blood tests

Pericarditis usually develops suddenly and may last for couple of months. The disease can affect anyone but comparatively is common in men between 16-45 years.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with colchicine is used. Corticosteroids and diuretics may also be used. Antibiotics or antifungal medicines are prescribed if the cause is bacterial or fungal infections.

Pericardiocentesis and pericardiectomy is performed if there is build-up of fluid in the heart.

• Pericardiocentesis is done when there is accumulation of fluid affects the heart function. • Pericardiectomy is done if pericarditis reappear after a treatment.

A needle is inserted by making a small hole in the protective covering of the heart (pericardium). This is done under ultrasound guidance. The fluid is then drained in the abdominal cavity.

Pericardiectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removal of cutting of the protective layer of heart i.e pericardium.

Pericarditis can be a mild illness to a life threatening disease.

The treatment is effective if it is taken right away. If pericarditis is severe it may cause long term problems even after the treatment.

No, pericarditis cannot be prevented.

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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