Monday, 22 December 2014

Advanced Treatment for Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot :

Tetralogy of Fallot is a serious condition brought about by the combination of four heart problems that happened during childbirth. These abnormalities, which influence the structure of the heart, cause oxygen-poor blood to stream out of the heart and into other parts of the body. Babies and kids with tetralogy of Fallot generally have blue-colored skin since their blood doesn't convey enough oxygen.

Child Heart Treatment,Delhi is popular for its Pediatric Cardiology in India. Here top quality treatment for Tetralogy of Fallot is given. This clinic is famous for its Interventional Cardiology in Delhi.

Tetralogy of Fallot combines four main diseases. They are :

  • Large hole in the heart which is known as Ventricular Septal Defect.
  • Thick right ventricle valve,which effects the pumping.
  • Extremely large aorta.
  • Narrowed pulmonary artery which is known as Pulmonary Stenosis.

Symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot:

The Symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot will vary according to the extent of the blood flow obstruction from the right ventricle into the lungs. Symptoms include :

  • Changing of the skin colour in to blue due to the flow of blood with low oxygen content which is known as cyanosis.
  • Breathing shortness or fast breathing while feeding.
  • Consciousness losing or Faiting.
  • Clubbing of fingers and toes — an unusual, adjusted round shape of the nail bed.
  • Poor weight pick up.
  • Easily tiring while playing.
  • Crying for a long.
  • Heart murmur.

Causes of Tetralogy of Fallot:

The main causes of this defect is unknown, But some factors in the mother may lead to the baby to born with this defect. They are

  • The cause of a viral disease like rubella in the mother during pregnancy.
  • The habit of alcoholism in the mother.
  • Lack of nutrition.
  • The overage of mother. ie,mother aged more than 40.
  • Inherited from the parent having tetralogy of fallot.
  • This can also caused in babies born with down syndrome.

Diagnosis of Tetralogy of Fallot:

The following methods can be used to diagnose this defect.

  • Chest X-ray
  • Blood test
  • Oxygen level measurement (pulse oximetry)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac catheterization

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Friday, 5 December 2014

Effective Treatment for Transposition of Great Arteries in Delhi

Transposition of Great Arteries

Transposition of Great Arteries is a heart problem where the great arteries may have a change in their positions. This problem is an in-birth condition. The great arteries refers to the major blood vessels aorta and pulmonary artery. In Transposition these vessel may originate from wrong ventricles.

Child Heart Treatment,Delhi is famous for its Pediatric Cardiology in India. Here high quality treatment for Transposition is provided. This hospital is famous for its Interventional Cardiology in Delhi.

Related Problems 

There are other related problems that occurs due to this disorder, they are

  • More than 25 percent of children with transposition will have Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) which is a serious heart disorder.
  • In newborn babies, because of transposition the blood flow from left ventricle to the lung may block.
  • Chance for the pure and impure blood mixing, so that the organs in the body may suffer because of not getting sufficient oxygen for proper working.

Causes of Transposition

Transposition is a condition that is effected during birth itself. So there are some condition of the mother that leads to this. They includes

  • Over age of the mother – aged more than 40.
  • Alcoholism prevaild in mother.
  • Diabetic condition of the mother.
  • Mal-nutrition or insufficiency of nutrition during pregnancy.
  • Viral diseases or rubella happened during pregnancy.

Symptoms of Transposition

The Symptoms and Signs that are commonly seen in children who has this disorder are

  • There should be lack of oxygen content in the blood leading to the blue color appearance of the skin.
  • The should be born with clubbed toes and fingers.
  • Feeding should be poor.
  • The child should suffer from breathing difficulties.
  • There will not be heart murmur during child birth.

How to Diagnose ?

There are different ways to diagnose this defect.

  • This can be diagnosed before child birth by using Echocardiogram method.

After birth the diagnosis can be done using certain methods like

  • By taking the x-ray of chest.
  • By ECG.
  • By Cardiac Catheterization.
  • By checking the oxygen level in the blood using Pulse oximetry.

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Sunday, 16 November 2014

Child Heart Causes, Symptoms & Effective Treatments in New Delhi

Heart Disease can attack in any age. Children can affect many heart problems. So we should take care about our children from inside the womb until the development of growth. There are 2 types of heart diseases. They are coronary heart disease & congenitalheart disease. Congenital heart disease affect the children when they are in mother's womb. So this problem should be taken seriously.

When the child is inside the uterus, because of the availability of placenta (serves oxygen & carbon dioxide) there have no chance of occurring heart problems. Problem generates when the child is born. 1St sign is the audible noise of breath, presence of abnormal (usually fast) heartbeat, short breathing, skin turn blue etc.

Infection & hereditary problems are the cause of heart disease. Hereditary heart disease can not be avoided but heart disease by infections are avoidable. Infections are caused by alcohol, rubella, toxic substances & some drugs.

If your baby have cardiac / heart abnormalities don't worry about that. Here have an effective treatment solution with out any surgery. It is called cardiac interventions. Patent Ductus Anterious (PDA) is the most common non cardiac surgery. It is performed by Dr.Vikas Kohli MD (Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist) using Ampatzer Duct Occulude (ADO) with 100% success rate. In addition to ADO Dr. Vikas Kohli done by Balloon Atrial Septostomy (BAS). Cost of all the child heart treatment provided by Dr. Vikas Kohli are very affordable

You should remember that you are a very responsible parent to your children. So you should take care of them. Give better treatment options & help them to grow with best health. Identify your loved ones heart problems as early as possible & take necessary steps to care them.
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Friday, 26 September 2014

Child Heart Treatment Delhi

                               Pediatric Interventional Cardiology

It is true that the treatment of structural heart defects has been changed by the induction of less invasive procedures. Open heart surgery would be the first option many think when heard of a structural heart defect. It was true that surgery was the only treatment option in the previous periods. As the medical field has witnessed a revolution, some defects of the children with heart diseses can be corrected using intterventional procedures.

Understanding the procedures of interventional procedures could be useful for you to discuss treatment methods with your interventional pediatric cardiologist.

The branch of cardiology that deals with treatment based on catheter (thin tube) is called Interventional Cardiology. This is performed by placing a thin tube into the heart or arteries that feed the heart itself. This method is used to diagnose and treat congenital heart defects. Once the catheter is in the desired position on the affected part, it can be used to take diagnostic pictures of heart and blood vessels.

Like conventional procedures interventional methods also follow a common practice like giving anaesthesia. This procedure commonly start with percutaneous femoral approach. Angiograms and haemodymic measurements will depict the lesion severity.
By using the endoscopic cameras and other specially designed instruments, several structural defects of the heart can be treated with small incisions in the chest. The outcome of this less traumatic technique in cardialogy is less pain, fast recovery, less scar and increased cosmetic result for the patient.

Following structural defects can be treated using pediatric Interventional cardiology.

Vascular Ring.
Diaphragm Plication.
Collateral Vessel Ligation.

Why child heart treatment delhi for Interventional pediatric Cardiology?

Dr Vikas Kohli is an eminent pediatric interventional cardiologist in Delhi.

He has performed several unique interventional procedures including flow restrictor implantation in Pulmonary Artery for the first time in India; Performed a balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty on a 1.7 Kg child; and balloon valvuloplasty on a child less than one day old.

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