When should surgery be done in single ventricle?

When should surgery be done in single ventricle?

Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will talk on the topic when should surgery be done in single ventricle, in this video. If single ventricular heart is presenting with symptoms of hypoxia, cyanosis, then these babies should be put on beta blockers and iron. If these babies are having frequent attacks of cyanotic and hypoxic spells then a BT shunt surgery 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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