Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the congenital heart disease in this video. It is present since birth. Almost 1% of the babies born have congenital heart disease and 0.25% of them have critical congenital heart disease. These babies require surgical management or intervention in first year of life. Such babies before the discharge should get check by pulse oximeter and if it is low, necessary steps should be taken.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus