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Cardiac Care in Kerala is a branch of medicine that attracts many patients from around the world. Patients from the Gulf countries, Sri Lanka and from many other countries are coming to India to experience the excellence of Cardiac care in Kerala.With specialty hospitals, extremely well-trained doctors and nursing staff, and the quick scheduling of surgery, cardiac care in Kerala has proved to be an attractive medical tourism option for many patients.
Some of the hospitals that offer world-class cardiac care in Kerala are the Trichur Heart Hospital, and the Sree Sudihindra Medical Mission Hospital in Cochin. The Sri Chitra Thirunal Institute in Thiruvananthapuram is another renowned research and treatment facility.
With hospitals equipped with the latest equipment including Color Doppler Echocardiography and Nuclear Scanning, hospitals in Kerala offer advanced cardiac care procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, angioplasty, bypass surgery and interventional cardiac catheterisation. With well-trained teams of cardiologists, cardio-thoracic surgeons and anesthesiologists, speciality hospitals in Kerala are the preferred choice of cardiac patients, worldwide.
Cardiac surgery is also very reasonable in Kerala compared to international rates. The complete cost of airfare to India, hospitalization, pre and post operative care, doctors’ fees and recuperation put together is between 1/3 to ½ the cost of a similar surgery in most western nations, where a long waiting list of cases also has a negative impact on the health of the patient.