What is the cost of operation for valve replacement?
Q: What is the cost of operation required for a valve replacement for a rheumatic heart disease patient? Can a rheumatic heart patient have a normal sexual life?
A:The cost of operation for valve replacement varies from Rs. 1.5 to 2.0 lakhs depending on the room category that you choose and as also the clinical condition of the patient. This cost does not include the cost of the valve, which is roughly Rs. 50,000/- for one valve. Patients with rheumatic heart disease are eligible for an absolutely normal sexual life.