What is the medical management of TOF?

What is the medical management of TOF?

The video talks about the medical management of TOF by Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital. After the diagnosis of TOF, the hemoglobin level should be 13-14 mg/dl. Hemoglobin below 12mg/dl is anemia for a cyanotic baby. Beta blockers are given regularly to control the heart rate and cyanotic spell. After the surgery, beta blockers are given and the child might need some additional medical management. These babies should have regular follow-up with pediatric cardiologist.

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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