CCSVI at Fortis Hospital in Bangalore, India
High quality CCSVI treatment at Fortis Hospital in Bangalore, India is now accessible and affordable thanks to WorldMed Assist Medical Travel programs.
In particular, we offer CCSVI in the beautiful city of Bangalore. You will be cared for by one of the most experienced CCSVI surgical teams in India. All the while, you will have a WorldMed Assist case manager assisting you every step of the way. Other highlights:
- Treatment by the team of Dr. Rehan who previously practiced at the prestigious Boston University Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic and others.
- Extensive stay in the hospital where you will receive personalized attention, followed by a few days at a local hotel where you can recover further.
- Fortis is part of a network of 39 hospitals across the country. Fortis hospital is one of India’s largest healthcare and Asia’s fastest growing network.
- Fortis Hospitals has the first super specialty hospital in South Asia to achieve accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA
- Fortis hospital’s are equipped with top of the line medical and diagnostic equipments from globalized international conglomerates like GE, Toshiba, Medtronic, Philips.
Your surgical team
Besides providing the groundbreaking CCSVI treatment, your expert surgical team at Fortis Hospitals in Bangalore have trained or worked for significant amount of time in some of the best medical institutions in the US, Europe or other advanced countries. Fortis is also known as the center of excellence especially in cardiothoracic surgery including catheterization and open-heart surgery offering medical fellowship training in these areas as well. Your CCSVI Fortis Surgical Team is lead by the world-renowned Dr. Rehan. In 2002, Dr. Rehan was Chief Resident at the Boston University Medical Center of the Cardiothoracic Surgery department for several years. In 2004, he joined the prestigious Children’s Hospital of Boston and Harvard University as Senior Resident in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery doing complex congenital heart surgeries. In 2006 he joined The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, currently considered the top American heart center. In Cleveland he specialized in Heart Failure Surgery and Mechanical Assist Devices/Cardiac Transplantation. The entire team has extensive international training, and has the most experience of any team in India. A team-based approach is bound to result in better results for you.
Prior to treatment you will receive extensive pre-op testing consisting of an MRVenogram of the jugular and vertebral veins (the azygos vein will be examined during the procedure), blood test and neurological assessment. The actual CCSVI procedure will be done under Conscious Sedation, which means you will be able to respond to verbal commands but have an altered level of consciousness and will not feel pain.
In a few cases, patients may require general anesthesia if deemed medically necessary. Unlike at most other hospitals, veins treated will be the azygos, both internal jugular veins and the vertebral veins. After your procedure, you generally will stay for 6-8 hours for close observation and will stay at the hospital for a few more days. After hospital discharge, you should restrain from strenuous activities and lifting for 2-3 days. You will need to stay at a hotel for another 5-7 days for follow up appointments with the doctor.
All of your treatments are performed at Fortis Hospital in India. Fortis is known for many firsts: first to perform the World’s first Awake Multi-Vessel Bypass Surgery with valve replacement in a fully awake patient, first to perform Congenital Giant Aneurysm of the Left Atrium in a two year old child and first to conduct the First Surgically Corrected Primitive Neuroectodermal tumor of the heart. Additionally, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore is the first super specialty hospital in South Asia to achieve accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA. JCI is the gold standard in global healthcare standards. With this, Fortis Hospitals joins an exclusive group of hospitals worldwide, which have passed JCI’s stringent clinical quality standards. Finally, Fortis hospital was First in South Asia to be recognized by the American Blue Cross & Blue Shield Worldwide Network as a participating hospital. Fortis hospitals are equipped with Top of the line medical and diagnostic equipments from globalized international conglomerates like GE, Toshiba, Medtronic, Philips. The same medical and diagnostic equipment used in the US and Europe. These advantages provide an unparalleled standard in care and convenience to the patient.
A word about the city of Bangalore, India
Bangalore, with a wonderful climate is a retiree’s paradise and known as the Garden City. With well developed residential areas, broad roads with well grown trees on both sides, good shopping malls is is no wonder people prefer to move here permanently. Bangalore was already called the Electronic City of India but the establishment of the Silicon Park on the out skirts has converted it into the Silicon City of the world. The city is the playground of many Indian as well as multinational technology companies.