Paediatric Cardiology

Wockhardt Hospital’s paediatric cardiology department provides a complete spectrum of medical and surgical services and aims to provide care for children in a child-friendly environment. Treatment is provided for structural, functional, and rhythm-related problems of the heart and we have been successful in achieving high degree of achievement. Wockhardt Hospital’s pediatric cardiologists and pediatric cardiac surgeons are trained from the top centres around the globe, adding their immense expertise and experience to this specialty. Following are the procedures performed under Paediatric Cardiology:

  • Aortic valve surgery - minimally invasive
  • Aortic valve surgery - open
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Congenital heart defect - corrective surgery
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of the great vessels
  • Truncus arteriosus
  • Ventricular septal defect

FAQs

What is the long term outcome?

Most children can be completely cured with surgery and go on to lead a normal healthy life.

What are the causes and symptoms of ASD?

Atrial septal defect signs and symptoms may include:

  • Shortness of breath, especially when exercising
  • Fatigue
  • Swelling of legs, feet or abdomen
  • Heart palpitations or skipped beats
  • Frequent lung infections
  • Stroke
  • Heart murmur, a whooshing sound that can be heard through a stethoscope

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