Aortic valve insufficiency

Aortic valve replacement (open heart) - for Valve Insufficiency

8 day(s)

Magdalena Clinic for cardiovascular diseases


Magdalena Clinic for cardiovascular diseases

Ljudevita Gaja 2, 49217 Krapinske Toplice, Croatia

Magdalena University Hospital for Cardiovascular Diseases 

Magdalena is internationally accredited University Hospital for Cardiovascular Diseases, founded in 1996. It is located at two sites; Magdalena Polyclinic in the heart of the Croatian capital Zagreb and Magdalena Hospital, a 100-bed facility located in the county Zagorje, only 45km from Zagreb. Our unique value proposition arises from uniting cardiology, cardiac and vascular surgery, anesthesiology, ICU and telemedicine under the same roof. With close collaboration of those departments and everyday teamwork, we provide an exclusive continuity of patient journey, encompassing every step from prevention, diagnostics and treatment to out-of-hospital monitoring. Magdalena University Hospital and its physicians are among the best in their field. They have years of experience gained in Croatia and abroad and use the most advanced medical equipment to provide patients with the highest quality treatment and maximum comfort. Magdalena is a part of Croatia’s primary percutaneous coronary intervention network, meaning that urgent coronary interventions are performed 24 hours a day for patients with acute myocardial infarction.

With its long tradition, Magdalena is one of the leading regional centers for cardiovascular diseases. Up to date, we treated almost 90,000 patients, with more than 11,000 cardiovascular surgeries and 17,000 percutaneous coronary interventions. This great experience is a guarantee of a minimal complication rate that we are very proud of. FACTS AND FIGURES - OUR TEAM of 224 people (Physicians 30; Nurses 124; other medical staff 47; Administrative employees 23) INFRASTRUCTURE 5.500 m2 (Wards (3 cardiology, 1 surgery); 90 beds; Intensive care unit 14 beds; Operating theatre 2; Catheterization laboratory 2; Telemedicine center 1) PATIENTS 25 000 / year (Outpatient clinic 12 000; Cardiology interventions 5 000; Cardiac surgeries 500; Vascular surgeries 300; Telemedicine consultations 14 000) Emerged in the nature of the idyllic landscape of Zagorje county, Magdalena offers a uniquely peaceful atmosphere that will contribute to your quick recovery. We are committed to making your stay at our hospital as pleasant as possible. This is why we have put much thought into creating an atmosphere you can really enjoy.


  • Hairdresser salon
  • Automatic Transactions Machine (ATM)
  • Bank
  • Café restaurant
  • Collaboration with a nearby 4-star Hotel
  • Flower Shop
  • Free wi-fi & Internet point with printing facilities
  • Parking
  • Pastry shop
  • Playground
  • Special diets
  • Transparent billing & Detailed Invoices
  • Internet point


  • Cardiology
  • Cardiosurgery
  • Vascular surgery


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Magdalena Universary Hospital for Cardiovascular Diseases is located in the spa resort Krapinske Toplice, approximately 45 km from Zagreb. The fastest way to get to Krapinske Toplice from Zagreb is to take the A2 highway Zagreb-Zabok heading north. Drive approximately 27 km and exit the highway on the Zabok - Oroslavje exit. Ater paying the toll turn to the left, contiue by the road "the Old Zagorska Magistrala", after 3 km turn to the right, directions to Krapinske Toplice, after approx.7 km turn to the east entrance to Krapinske Toplice.

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Magdalena Clinic for cardiovascular diseases
Aortic valve replacement (open heart)for Valve Insufficiency

DIAGNOSTICS + VALVE SURGERY: Aortic valve replacement is an open heart surgical procedure in which a patient's failing aortic valve due to aortic insufficiency or aortic stenosis is being replaced with an artificial heart valve to restore normal blood flow, reduce symptoms, prolong life and help preserve the function of the heart muscle.

Package includes


  1. Cardiac catheterization / Coronarography / Peripheral artery angiography
  2. Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  3. Echocardiogram (ECHO)
  4. Color Doppler Flow Imaging (CDFI)

Valve surgery 

  1. Heart valves surgery (1 mechanical/biological heart valve)
  2. Max. 3 days in intensive care unit
  3. Max. 8 days in hospital (drugs, medical care, full board included)


  1. Transfer cost from Zagreb airport to Magdalena and back are covered by Magdalena

Package does not include

  1. Intensive care unit of more than 3 days. Extra cost 350€/day
  2. Intensive care unit + Continuous Vent-Venous Hemofiltration of more than 3 days (CVVH). Extra cost 1.100€/day
  3. Hospitalisation of more than 8 days . Accommodation charge for patient in General ward 150 €/day. Same cost of attendants.
18000 Magdalena Clinic for cardiovascular diseases
Magdalena Clinic for cardiovascular diseases

Aortic valve replacement (open heart)
18000 €
Private price
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Medical Team
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One bed room
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  • No charge is required at this stage of your request.
  • Only when your request is accepted by the Clinic you will be asked to pay 10% of treatment cost as an advanced payment to secure your booking
  • The remaining amount will be paid directly to the Clinic the day you check in.

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