Noida Sector 12

Noida Sector 11


Preet Vihar, Delhi

Pandav Nagar, Delhi






Comprehensive Treatment for Heart Enlargement

Understanding Cardiomegaly

An enlarged heart, medically known as cardiomegaly, occurs when the heart grows larger than its normal size. This enlargement often results from the heart’s response to conditions that force it to work harder to pump blood throughout the body. Managing the underlying cause of cardiomegaly is the primary objective of treatment for individuals with an enlarged heart.

Treatment Options at Metro Hospitals

At Metro Hospitals, our team of expert doctors specializes in managing heart conditions, including cardiomegaly. Depending on the severity and underlying causes of the condition, treatment options may include medication and lifestyle modifications. However, if conservative approaches prove ineffective, surgical interventions or other medical procedures may be necessary.

Surgical Interventions

For individuals with cardiomegaly, several surgical options may be recommended, including:

  1. Heart valve surgery
  2. Heart transplant
  3. Coronary bypass surgery

Preparation for Heart Enlargement Treatment

If you suspect you have an enlarged heart or are at risk of developing heart disease due to your family history, it’s essential to schedule an appointment with a heart specialist. Before undergoing any surgical procedure, your healthcare provider will prescribe medications to manage any underlying heart issues. These medications may include:

  1. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and beta- blockers to lower blood pressure and strengthen the heart
  2. Antiarrhythmic medications to maintain a regular heartbeat
  3. Diuretics to reduce fluid retention

In addition to medication, making lifestyle changes can also benefit heart health:

  1. Limiting salt intake
  2. Reducing alcohol consumption and quitting smoking
  3. Monitoring water intake
  4. Scheduling regular check-ups to monitor the condition’s progress

Benefits of Treatment at Metro Hospitals

Choosing Metro Hospitals for heart enlargement treatment offers numerous advantages:

  • Utilization of the latest technology and techniques
  • Reduction in heart size, particularly if the enlargement is due to pregnancy or infection
  • Utilization of non-surgical procedures whenever possible
  • Faster recovery times, minimizing hospital stays
  • Minimized pain and anxiety during treatment
  • Improved heart function and reduced complications post-treatment

Eligibility for Treatment

Determining eligibility for heart enlargement treatment involves a thorough evaluation conducted by our medical professionals. This assessment includes various medical and clinical tests to gauge the severity and underlying causes of the condition. These tests may comprise:

  1. Blood Tests: Assessing blood chemistry to identify anyabnormalities related to heart health.
  2. X-Rays: Providing insights into heart and lung health, assisting in diagnosing and confirming heart enlargement.
  3. Echocardiograms: Visualizing blood flow and heart function to evaluate the extent of enlargement and its impact on cardiac performance.
  4. Cardiac CT Scans or MRIs: Employing advanced imaging techniques to obtain detailed images of the heart, aiding in diagnosis and treatment planning.
  5. Cardiac Catheterization: Measuring heart chamber pressures and obtaining tissue samples for biopsy if necessary, to further assess heart function and structure.
  6. Exercise or Stress Tests: Evaluating how the heart responds to physical exertion, providing valuable information about its overall health and function.

Who May Not Be Eligible

While many individuals can benefit from heart enlargement treatment, certain factors may affect eligibility. These include:

  • Pre-existing medical conditions: Blood disorders, severe infections, or advanced cancer may impact the suitability for certain procedures.
  • Allergies or contraindications: Individuals allergic to or unable to tolerate specific medications or treatments, such as blood thinners, may not qualify for certain procedures.

While an enlarged heart can pose significant health challenges, effective management is possible with the right treatment approach. At Metro Hospitals, our experienced team of heart surgeons, cardiologists, and nurses are dedicated to providing comprehensive care tailored to each patient’s needs. Through patient-centric care and transparent communication, we strive to ensure comfort and confidence at every step of the treatment journey. If you suspect you have an enlarged heart or require treatment for a heart condition, schedule a consultation with our experts at Metro Hospitals for personalized care and support.