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The heart transplant program is a comprehensive, advanced and state-of-the-art program to give you a new hope and a new lease of life. Headed by one of the world renowned cardiac transplant surgeons, the program at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, India provides tailor-made transplant surgeries based on the ailments, age and other complications. It is our endeavor to help you recover and live life as you've always wanted - to its fullest. With advanced diagnostics, and comprehensive rehabilitation schedule we ensure you have access to the best care at every stage of the transplant journey.
Nothing is more inspiring to us than hearing people talk about how their lives have been transformed after undergoing the heart transplant procedure at our hospital. These are patient experiences dedicated to optimism, healing, recovery and the strong belief that there is more to life. We are here to give you that belief.
Transplantation is like no other procedure in terms of meticulous planning. Our team carefully completes a series of important steps to ensure that patients are appropriate candidates and are well prepared for transplantation. This care and precision, we believe, is reflected in our higher-than-average survival statistics.
We also believe education is a key component to the preparation process because patients who are better informed tend to deal with post-transplant demands more successfully. Knowledge is empowering and demystifying for both patients and their caregivers. Giving people suffering from heart failure and advance Lung disease a renewed lease on life. At the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Gleneagles Global Hospitals more patients leave our center every year with new hearts, lungs and a renewed lease of life. Within our transplant centers, you will find some of the top specialists in the nation in the areas of heart failure, cardiac and lung transplant and mechanical cardiac assist. We performed our successful first heart transplant in 2012.READ MORE
Advanced heart failure is the end-stage for a constellation of heart diseases. With over 26 million worldwide suffering from a wide range of heart failures, around 10 million of them in India, the need for comprehensive and advanced heart transplant care has never been more acute and contingent. These millions of patients have long been in the shackles of heart disease, and are progressing through its various stages. For them, a Heart Transplant remains the only viable treatment option for long term cure.
At Gleneagles Global Hospitals we have a comprehensive and holistic approach to the treatment of heart failure. This includes clinical treatment by better drugs, world class standards in heart transplant care and mechanical devices that support the functioning of the heart. Our range of mechanical devices include both assist devices and artificial heart devices. The key to the excellent results we have evidenced is good disease management as well as the collective efforts of an experienced and expert team. Some of the fundamentals of a successful transplant program include:KNOW MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM
A comprehensive Heart Transplant Program needs a dedicated, committed and expert team of doctors, surgeons and support staff who work in tandem to ensure that every transplant achieves the set of patient-objectives that were envisaged at the beginning. Gleneagles Global Hospitals is home to one of the country most experienced and accomplished team of heart transplant physicians and surgeons.
The Team consists of specialized staff for pre-transplant procedures and the actual transplant and post-transplant rehabilitation. The pre-transplant team consists of pre-heart transplant cardiologists, a pre-heart transplant coordinator, heart failure nursing coordinator, social workers, transplant psychologist, financial counselor and an in-patient transplant nursing practitioner.
The transplant team includes transplant surgeons and transplant nursing practitioners. The post-transplant rehabilitation team consists of a post-transplant cardiologist, post-transplant nursing practitioner, physical therapist, transplant counsellor and a dietitian. The best results, as evidenced, at Gleneagles Global Hospitals is possible with the dedication and precision of the team involved.MEET YOUR CARE TEAM
Heart Failure is the impairment of heart muscles. This results in the obstructing of the normal heart functions and/or severely limits the ability of the heart to pump sufficient blood to the different parts of the body.
The condition can develop gradually or can manifest all of a sudden, it can affect people of all age-groups and is not gender-biased in any manner.
Is the most common cause of heart failure caused by hypertension, excessive smoking, obesity and type-diabetes!
Is the most common symptom of heart failure with patients experiencing shortness of breath & inability to do any physical work!
Such as cardiomyopathy, heart valve disease, congenital heart disorders and abnormalities of heart beat also cause heart failure.
An unhealthy lifestyle - lack of exercise, unhealthy eating presents the most common & pertinent risk of developing a heart failure.
Management of heart failure is a definite possibility with cutting down excessive fats consumption, reducing salt intake and regular exercise.
State-of-the-art technology and the world's most advanced infrastructure - all under one roof. To deliver the most comprehensive and cutting-edge heart transplant care.
A specialized clinic with expertise & infrastructure to provide the best cardiac consultation, surgery and transplant care.
Deploying implantable devices such as LVADs, VADs helps a patient sustain normal heart function until a transplant is possible.
Specialized transplant units that helps secured and swift movement of the heart to be transplanted into a diseased patient.
Specialized chartered aircrafts with advanced medical facilities for the transport of organ and/or patients, across large distances.
Extracorporeal life support or ECMO provides life support during recuperation and aids conventional therapies.
I ncreasing incidence of heart failure in India, means the need for specialized clinics, staff and transplant care is more acute and urgent. We have undertaken a new community level initiative of setting up a chain of dedicated heart failure clinics across the country. Through this initiative we hope to highlight the threats from heart failure, reach out to more people across the country suffering from this condition, and offer personalized treatment plan and improve their quality of life. These specialized heart failure clinics will be run by nurse managers, dedicated cardiologists, cardiac dieticians and counsellors.KNOW MORE
A heart transplant is a last resort measure, and carried out when the defects of a patient's heart are beyond surgical repair.
The first step of the decision making process for a heart transplant begins with a comprehensive and thorough assessment of the patient,
Once a patient is definitely identified for heart transplant, doctors will advise the patient to undergo screenings.
A heart transplant surgery is one of the most complex and rigorous surgical procedures that an individual will have to undergo.
Waiting for the Heart Transplant is an anxious time for the patient and the caregivers. The timeframe can range from a couple of weeks to a few months.
A patient once placed on the transplant list will need to be prepared, available and ready for a transplant at any moment.
Post-surgical care is a fundamental and integral part of a successful heart transplant surgery. It is important to plan the medications, diet, exercise, regular medical check-ups, etc.
Every year, we strive to make life-transforming impact in the lives of patients diagnosed with heart failure and other critical conditions that require a heart transplant. Hear and read what our patients have to say in their journey towards recovery. Dedicated to optimism, healing, recovery and the strong belief that there is more to life. We hope it inspires you as much as it inspires us!
I was sick with heart failure in Singapore, but could not get a cardiac donor in time. At the right moment I got in touch with Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai.I was registered for the heart transplant program in Gleneagles Global Health City in Chennai, where I got a suitable donor within 15 days and got operated. The results were amazing! I am now doing well after the transplant surgery. My operation results are good and I am ready to return home to my family in Singapore. All my thanks go to the entire team.
I am from Baghdad in Iraq. I became ill last year with serious heart ailment and was critical. My doctors in Iraq gave up all hope. Fortunately, I got in touch with the Heart Transplant Team at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai. They were kind enough to register me in the Gleneagles Heart Transplant Program and luckily, I could get a new heart. Now thanks to the team of doctors in Chennai, I feel totally normal. I am active and walk 4-5 km every day.
I am from Haryana, India and was sick with an incurable disease "Interstitial Lung Disease" for last 3 years. I was dependent 24hours on oxygen. Doctors in Delhi gave me only 2-3 months to live and everyone said a Lung Transplantation is very difficult. Fortunately, I contacted the Heart Transplant Team at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai. I was very lucky to receive a successful lung transplant and I have recovered very well now. I now walk 1 km a day without oxygen and feel great.