After a congenital heart surgery, when do we give blood thinners or anticoagulants?

After a congenital heart surgery, when do we give blood thinners or anticoagulants?

Dr. Smita Mishra, Associate Director, Paediatric Cardiologist, Jaypee Hospital, Noida, will talk about blood thinners about a congenital heart surgery in this video. When prosthetic materials are used in the surgery, anti-coagulation medicines are prescribed. She will further discuss the different kinds of surgery in which blood thinners are given.

Dr. Smita Mishra

Completed MD (Pediatrics) from S S Medical College, Rewa (MP). Done FNB (Pediatric Cardiology) from Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. Has an illustrious experience of more than 20 years. Specialized in Interventional Pediatric Cardiology, and Noninvasive Pediatric Cardiology. Holds expertise in treating and managing Atrial Septal Defects, Congenital Valve Problems, Arrhythmias, Congenital Heart Disease, Kawasakis disease etc. Well-regarded member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Chairperson of IAP Cardiology Chapter & Executive board member of Delhi IAP. Has many appreciated papers and presentations to her credit, and has significantly contributed to the medical literature. Conceptualized programme called Spandan, for the children suffering from Heart disease, at native place Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. Has been awarded the IMA Best Doctor Award in 2013.

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