Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery are
the specialties dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels.
- Heart health check (ECG, echography, Holter monitoring,
- Coronarography, diagnostic angiography (angio-CT,
- Interventional cardiology (angioplasty)
- Pacemaker implantation
- Coronary artery bypass surgery
- Heart valve replacement
Our service is tailor suited to
each patient's specific treatment needs. We have listed some of the more common
cardiovascular procedures for illustrative purposes but we can generally offer
a choice of top specialists for virtually any procedure. Please
if you can not see the procedure you are
As treatments are offered on a privately
funded basis, no doctor's referral is required
. For practical and cost
purposes, the required treament will usually have been predetermined by the
patient's own local practitioner although we can also organise preliminary
diagnosis consultations if required. In all cases, the patient will receive
comprehensive pre-surgical consultations with the surgeon, the anaesthetist and
a cardiologist (if required).
With the health sector being highly regulated
by the French government, private medical treatment in France is of excellent
quality and very competitively priced.
In most cases, we will determine an all-inclusive treatment package price, payable in Pounds Sterling to our UK account. SurgeryInFrance will all the necessary payments to the various providers and the only extra costs you need to consider are travel to France, outpatient meals and personal spending. This means that you do not need to worry about exchange rates, carrying large amounts of cash or making international bank transfers.
Investigation (Doppler, Angio-CT or MRI)
How the process works
Tell us what you need
Firstly, get in touch with us
to discuss what surgery you
require, your expectations, any time or budget constraints and any particular
requirements that you may have. These discussions are without charge, confidential and totally
Receive a personalised treatment plan
Once we have your requirements, we put together a comprehensive treatment plan detailing:
- treatment dates and duration.
- suggested travel arrangements.
- details of your recommended surgeon and a description of the clinic where you will be staying.
- details of your outpatient hotel accommodation.
- details of your postoperative care.
- a fixed all-inclusive package cost.
You will then be able to make an informed decision as to whether to proceed with your proposed treatment. We shall of course be available to supply any additional
information that you feel may help you make your decision.
We are uncompromising in our choice of recommended surgeons and we only select those that we would have no qualms about using for ourselves or our family.
Our treatment plans adhere to strict French medical protocols to ensure your optimal safety and comfort. We do not cut corners with regards to hospitalisation duration and postoperative monitoring as many medical tourism companies do in order to offer seemingly more attractive packages.
on your requirements and the surgeon's schedule, we will organise the initial
consultation and any preliminary clinical tests that need to be done. The
initial consultation is important to:
- determine whether your general health
- confirm your full awareness of the
pros and cons of surgery
- establish your confidence and trust
in the surgeon
- agree on realistic expectations of
what surgery will do for you
- discuss a timetable for surgery and
After the initial consultation, any additional questions
that you have will be addressed. It is important that you be fully confident in
your decision to undergo surgery and it is up to you when, or indeed whether,
to proceed. Depending on the complexity of the procedure and the availability
of your chosen surgeon, the lead time between the initial consultation and the
operation will range from a few days to a few weeks at the most.
day before the scheduled date, you will have consultations with your
anaesthetist and surgeon in preparation for surgery. After surgery, you will be
taken to your private room for recovery. We will be there to provide moral
support and to try and make your stay as comfortable as possible. Typically
there will be a stay in the clinic (except day cases) followed by a stay in a
nearby hotel or guest house. The durations of each depend on the type of
surgery and post-operative constraints. For example:
|Full Arterial Investigation
||30 - 60 days
|Angioplasty (single stent)
||30 - 60 days
||30 - 60 days
During the initial post-operative healing
period, you will have regular consultations with the surgeon to ensure a prompt
and comfortable recovery and you will also be able to relax and enjoy all that
the region has to offer.
There will be a final post-operative
consultation with your surgeon several weeks later. In the meantime, we can
also liaise with your local practitioner if you wish.
Your next step...
If you are looking for immediate,
top quality, competitively-priced treatment without the risk and inconvenience
of long distance travel, contact us now
friendly, commitment-free chat to discuss how we can help you get the treatment