What is critical congenital heart disease?

What is critical congenital heart disease?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain about critical congenital heart disease. He says that 1% of the new born children born suffer from congenital heart disease and 25% of them may have critical congenital heart disease. Critical congenital heart disease generally requires catherter based intervention or surgery within one year of life. He will further tell that 70% of such babies can be diagnosed on day one but remaining 30% cannot be diagnosed.