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How is Cystocele surgery done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Apr-2014
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Doctor:Hi Irwin
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor
User:need a help for my Mom who has to undergo Cystocele surgery
Doctor:Sure. How can I help
User:i want to know about the procedure and the likely cost
Doctor:Well, the cost of the surgery depends on where you go. Corporate hospitals are generally a bit more expensive
User:i am unable to use the cost calcualtor tool in your website..hence troubling you
Doctor:Now the surgery is done to repair the a prolapse of the bladder
User:would you be able to give an approximation in a small private hospital
User:in chennai
Doctor:At Fortis hospital, the cost would be anywhere from 2 to 6 lakhs depending on the surgeon and the complication of the surgery
Doctor:Fortis is the most expensive hospitakl iknow of
Doctor:So you can expect the cost in a small pvt hospital to be closer to the 2 lakh mark.
Doctor:I know the fortis costs because I have worked there
User:ok...does the procedure involve pushing the bladder inside and stitiching it up...not sure if i am getting the name of the procedure correct
Doctor:Yes. that is exactly what i am talking about. You've got it right
User:ok..i have got a quote of INR70K..should i consider myself lucky
Doctor:Wow. The prices in Bangalore are much much higher.. but have they included the cost of the stay and medications in that quote?
Doctor:Because the one i did from fortis is all inclusive
Doctor:I'm not saying you should go to fortis or anything. It's the only one I know.
User:yes this is all inclusive too..5 days ac room rent in Best Hospital Chennai
Doctor:I think that is excellent!
User:thanks..u have been such a help
Doctor:And if you are happy with the facility and the doctor, then good for you
Doctor:Always Happy to help!
User:yeah..she is good..she delivered our first child...that cost around 40K for C section...i thot this operation was of similar nature
Doctor:no, it's not, no incisions in the abdomen
User:forgive my ignorance
User:but i think this is more complicated than a c section
Doctor:it's all done through the vagina itself.
Doctor:I have a link to a youtube video if you want to see an animation
User:wont be required doc..thanks for all the help..will go ahead with it ...thanks again
Doctor:No problem
Doctor:Take Care and good luck
User:Thank you
Doctor:Thanks for coming to HCM
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