Which congenital heart diseases are inoperable?

Which congenital heart diseases are inoperable?

In this video, Dr. Radha Krishnan, Director, Pediatric Cardiologist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, will talk about congenital heart disease which are can’t be operated. There are certain congenital heart disease which are inoperable. These include pulmonary vein stenosis which can’t be corrected. If a small sub-sect is stenosed then possibly can be corrected. Diffused pulmonary stenosis is also considered inoperable. Dr. Radha Krishnan will also explain the heterotaxy syndrome which is also inoperable. The anamolies of this syndrome is very complex and has lot of challenges in correcting the defects and due to bad prognosis, parents opt out of treatment.

Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan

Senior Consultant in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road, Delhi. Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan has over 3 decades of rich professional experience in his field. Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan pioneered Interventional Cardiology and was instrumental in carrying out Balloon dilation of the Atrial Septum and Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty for the first time in the world at AIIMS, New Delhi. He has treated several patients suffering from heart diseases in India and gives every patient the best of medical care. Dr. Sitaraman Radhakrishnan has published several papers in India and abroad and is a member of prestigious medical associations.

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