In this video, Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will talk about the heart defects in babies managed. A hole in the heart is a simpler defect and all the holes can be managed very effectively with normal functional capacity. A hole in heart generally represents within 3 to 6 months of life with a feeding difficulty with irritable babies and not gaining weight. These babies should undergo echocardiography and be operated within 3 to 6 months. They might need medical management for some time after surgery.
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.