What are the precautions needed in patients who come late for treatment?

What are the precautions needed in patients who come late for treatment?

Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will discuss the precautions needed in patients who come late for treatment in this video. When children comes late, they might be having very high lung pressure and can go for surgery and closure of the hole in the heart. In these children, echocardiography is done more frequently and are started with pulmonary vasodilators. She will further explain how long the medications are to be continued.

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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