What is a blue baby?

What is a blue baby?

Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will discuss about blue baby in this video. In babies born blue, the right sided blood flows in the left sided heart and this connection is because of abnormal pulmonary valve where blood is not flowing into lungs. Pulmonary arteries should be connected to the right side of heart. She will further explain the cause of the blue baby.

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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