What is atrial septal defect (ASD)?

What is atrial septal defect (ASD)?

Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will explain atrial septal defect (ASD) in this video. In this defect, the baby usually remains asymptomatic in first year of life. If the ASD is more than 8mm in size, then it needs to be operated. She will further explain which type of surgery is done.

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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