Child Heart Surgery
The heart team at BLK Heart Centre is dedicated towards making a child’s smile a hearty one. The children’s wing at the BLK Heart Centre offers care for children with congenital heart defects. We have some of the best children heart specialists in India who not only specializes in treating various heart defects but are also expert in offering effective heart arrhythmia treatment.
BLK heart centre has some of the most advanced and highly advanced diagnostic and surgical equipment to offer correct diagnosis and effective treatment.
A child’s smile is what parents live for. But sometimes, the piece of their heart suffers from heart defects. The heart issues are there from the time of birth and can be detected immediately or after some time.
After, a child is born, we take conduct a proper check-up and look for any symptoms that may indicate a heart issue. The signs or symptoms which indicate a possible heart defect are:
- Rapid breathing
- Swelling in legs/abdomen
- Shortness of breath during feeding
- Arrhythmia or dangerously fast heartbeat
Some heart issues cannot be diagnosed until a child grows into adolescence, the parents however, should consult a doctor in case of:
- Shortness of breath
- Swelling in hands, ankles or feet
Types of Congenital heart disease treated at BLK Super Speciality Hospital:
A child can also suffer from a heart failure in case his/heart is not working properly. Heart failure can occur due to birth defects or due to some infection which may affect heart muscles. The heart failure in children can be cured by surgeries which are offered at BLK Super Speciality Hospital which is among the top children heart hospital in India.
Arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat is a condition where a child’s hear beats more than 100 times a minute instead of a 70-90. The treatment involved placing an electronic device or a pacemaker to control the irregular heartbeats. BLK Super Speciality Hospital is a renowned name in offering heart arrhythmia treatment.
Structural Heart Disease
Structural heart disease refers to congenital heart disease when there is a deformity in the structure of heart. Generally, this condition is also called a ‘Hole in the heart’ or Atrial Spetal Defect wherein two chambers of the heart are not separated properly. This condition can be successfully treated with a surgery.
Cardiomyopathy or Enlargement of Heart
Cardiomyopathy or Enlarged Heart is a heart condition wherein the heart muscles gets inflamed resulting in low blood flow to the heart which can result in heart failure. This disease does not always require a surgery and can be managed by following healthy lifestyle. However, in some chronic cases a heart specialist may go for a surgery.