In this video, Dr. Radha Krishnan, Director, Pediatric Cardiologist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, will discuss the necessary precautions taken after device closure BT shunt operation. A certain protocol is followed as each surgery or device has a certain protocol to be followed. These instructions are explained to the parents or patients if they are grown up. These protocols include clinical checkups and echocardiography at a fixed intervals which can be 6 months or yearly or maybe three yearly. Dr. Radha Krishnan also talks when the patient is been told that there is no need of follow-up.
Senior Consultant in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road, Delhi. Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan has over 3 decades of rich professional experience in his field. Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan pioneered Interventional Cardiology and was instrumental in carrying out Balloon dilation of the Atrial Septum and Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty for the first time in the world at AIIMS, New Delhi. He has treated several patients suffering from heart diseases in India and gives every patient the best of medical care. Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan has published several papers in India and abroad and is a member of prestigious medical associations.