What is congestive heart failure?

What is congestive heart failure?

The video talks about congestive heart failure by Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital. Congestive heart failure is seen in babies born with large hole in heart due to which there is large amount of blood flow to the heart. These babies have large liver and can have cardiomegaly. They can’t breastfeed properly and take more time to feed. Echocardiography is done and early intervention is advised.

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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