How frequently should the children with hole in heart be followed up?

How frequently should the children with hole in heart be followed up?

In this video, Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will talk about the follow-up of the children with hole in heart. In general, children having hole in heart needs follow-up at one month, three months, six months and after that yearly follow-up and after 2-3 years can be followed up at 5 years. She will also talk about the medical management in these patients.

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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