What is the postoperative medical management plan following fontan surgery?

What is the postoperative medical management plan following fontan surgery?

The video talks about the postoperative medical management plan following Fontan surgery by Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital. These patients need warfarin which is a blood thinner for the rest of life. Rhythm disturbances has to be taken care in these patients. They need a regular checkup at least yearly after the first year of life. They might need a conduit replacement when they are of 14-15 years of age.

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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