How is the heart defects in babies managed?

How is the heart defects in babies managed?

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.