Complex Congenital heart disease

Introduction

It fixes or treats a heart defect that a child is born with. Surgery is only needed if the defect could harm the child’s long-term health or well-being. We are one of the best hospitals for the treatment of congenital heart disease in Chennai and will assist you in the best possible way.

Complex correction of congenital heart disease is performed to treat what symptoms?

Common congenital heart disease symptom:

Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias)

A bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails (cyanosis)

Shortness of breath

Tiring quickly upon exertion

Swelling of body tissue or organs (edema)

What are the Pre-Surgery Investigations?

Your doctor will give you specific instructions about changes in activities, diet, and medications you should follow before surgery and also give you some basic tests to be done before the surgery such as:

  • Echocardiogram.
  • Chest X-ray.
  • Blood tests.
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Cardiac catheterization.

What is our Expertise at Gleneagles Global Health City?

Everything at Gleneagles Global Health City Hospitals begins & ends with your health. We aim to offer you the best of patient experience that includes – the most advanced treatments, state-of-the-art infrastructure and taking care of the simple things that make a big difference. Our experts are available 24/7 to help you with any problems or queries.

How is a complex correction of congenital heart disease carried out?

Treatment may include medicines, catheter procedures, surgery, and heart transplants. The treatment depends mainly on the type of the defect, how severe it is, but also on a child’s age, size, and general health.

What is Post-Procedural Care surgery?

Expect to spend a couple of days in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Cardiac recovery often begins while you are still in the hospital. You will be given a program of exercise and diet designed to help you recover. Barring complications, you are most likely to get discharged from the hospital within a week. You still might have difficulty doing day to day activities. You must accept a full recovery in about 6 to 12 weeks.

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