When do we give aspirin after surgery to a child with congenital heart disease?

When do we give aspirin after surgery to a child with congenital heart disease?

In this video, Dr. Smita Mishra, Associate Director, Paediatric Cardiologist, Jaypee Hospital, Noida, will discuss about aspirin therapy in congenital heart disease. After BT shunt surgery, aspirin is given. Also, when any prosthetic material is used for surgery, aspirin treatment is given.

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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