Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
In this article, we have covered the following aspects of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery:
- Best Hospitals in India for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Top Specialists in India for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Cost of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Understanding Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Best Doctors and Hospitals in India for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Following is a list of the most reputed specialists in India for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
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Cost of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
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Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Children with congenital heart defects either by birth or which occur after birth often need Paediatric Cardiac Surgery to treat the disease or its symptoms.
Hospitals, surgeons, nurses and staff specially trained for Paediatric Cardiac treatment perform the heart procedures on children.
Types of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Depending upon the type, symptoms, and severity of the heart defects, the cardiologist may recommend any of below cardiac surgery procedure:
Paediatric Open-Heart Surgery
Some heart defects such as tetralogy of fallot (bluish baby) in children can only be treated through open heart surgery. The procedure helps the surgeon to get better access to the heart and treat the defects.
Paediatric Catheter Heart Procedures
These are minimally invasive procedures involving only a small hole in the skin. A thin, flexible catheter tube with camera is inserted into a target vein or an artery to perform the surgery. The catheter procedures have shorter recovery period.
When is Paediatric Cardiac Surgery done?
- Hole the heart (septal defect)
- Narrowed valves affecting normal blood flow
- Defects in arteries and veins that carry blood to and from the heart
Note (for foreign patients):
Besides South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), every year, India gets thousands of medical tourists from African countries- Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Ghana, Somalia,Gambia etc and Middle Eastern countries like Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, Yemen etc. Hence, if you are a citizen of any of these countries, there is good likelihood that you will be meeting some fellow citizens or same language speakers in the major hospitals in India. Almost all the top hospitals have translators for people of these region. Our patient support team is also well placed to assist you.