Cardiovascular interventions encompass the entire field of interventional cardiovascular medicine, including cardiac (coronary and non-coronary) peripheral and cerebrovascular interventions. Common treatments sought by medical tourism patients include coronary artery bypass graft, heart valve replacement, coronary angiography and angioplasty.
Recovery time before travelling home varies depending on the procedure. Patients undergoing a Coronary Angiogram without intervention will usually be able to travel home 48 hours after discharge. Patients undergoing Coronary Angioplasty with or without stents may fly home 7 to 10 days after discharge. Patients having a coronary artery bypass graft, on the other hand, will usually spend 15-21 days in country.