Best Doctors in India for Glenn Procedure

Best Hospitals in India for Glenn Procedure

Artemis Hospital

Artemis Hospital

Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon | One of the top Super-Specialty Hospitals, Artemis Hospital is often counted among the top 10 Hospitals in India. Artemis serves patients from across the world | Contact for Appointment & assistance!

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Fortis-Escorts

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute is one of the oldest and best Cardiac Centers in India. It has some of the best known interventional cardiologists & heart surgeons in India. It also has few other specialties | Contact for Appointment & assistance

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Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi | India’s premier Super Specialty Hospital specialized in all general and advanced medical interventions. Apollo serves patients from across the world | Contact for Appointment & assistance!

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Jaypee Hospital

Jaypee Hospital

Jaypee Hospital, Noida | Jaypee Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in Delhi NCR | Jaypee has good medical team for specialties like Cardiology, Oncology, Orthopedics etc | Contact for Appointment & assistance!

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Manipal-Hospital

Manipal Hospital

Manipal Hospital is a new and fast growing hospitals in Delhi NCR | Manipal has good medical team for specialties like Oncology, Cardiology and CTVS, Orthopedics etc | Contact for Appointment & assistance!

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Max Hospital, Saket

Max Super Specialty Hospital

Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi | India’s premier Super Specialty Hospital, Max New Delhi is specialized in all general and advanced medical interventions. Max serves patients from across the world | Contact for Appointment & assistance

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Medanta-The Medicity

Medanta-The Medicity

Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon | Founded by world-renowned Heart Surgeon, Dr. Naresh Trehan, Medanta has developed to one of the most reputed super-specialty hospitals in India. Medanta today serves patients from across the world for all major ailments | Contact for Appointment & assistance!

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Narayana-Superspeciality-Hospital

Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

Narayana Superspeciality Hospital is a world-class medical facility which caters to healthcare needs of NCR region. Equipped with world-class medical equipment and infrastructure, it ensures patients of providing a wide range of treatment.

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psri hospital

PSRI Hospital

Pushpawati Singhania Hospital & Research Institute is a multi-specialty hospital which is well-known nationally and internationally. PSRI hospital is famous for its ambience, quality of care as well as high-level patient satisfaction.

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W-Pratiksha-Hospital

W Pratiksha Hospital

W Pratiksha Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital, excels in IVF, oncology, orthopedics, gynecology, dermatology & maternity. Equipped with cutting edge techinology, experienced & dedicated doctors, it is known to offer highest healthcare standard.

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Glenn Procedure

Glenn Procedure is a surgical procedure which is performed for patients having Tricuspid atresia. It is also performed for people having hypoplastic left heart syndrome. However, this procedure has mostly been replaced by the Bidirectional Glenn Procedure.

Purpose

This procedure is considered for people suffering from hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare congenital heart defect, in which the left side of the heart is quite underdeveloped. It might be affecting the left ventricle, aortic valve, aorta or the mitral valve.

It is also used for people suffering from tricuspid atresia, a form of congenital heart disease, where there is a total absence of the tricuspid valve.

Procedure

During this procedure, first the surgeon will reroute the blood flow from the upper body to the lungs. This is done by disconnecting the superior vena cava, the large vein carrying the oxygen-poor blood from the upper body, head and arms, to the heart. This is then attached to the pulmonary artery.

Therefore, blood will directly go to the lungs without circulating through the heart. After this procedure, the heart of the patient will no longer have to work twice as hard, and the risks are lowered as well.

The procedure requires around 3 hours to complete, and during this time, the patient is on a heart-lung bypass machine.

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