Dedicated pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery programme was started in 2007. Since then our hospital have performed more than 3000 transcatheter interventions and more than 2500 open cardiac surgeries in children and adults with congenital heart diseases. Our average pediatric cardiology OPD is 275 cases per month. Our hospital is equipped with to perform transcatheter interventions and open heart surgeries in all ages, ranging from day one old child to adults.
- We perform balloon aortic, pulmonary and mitral valvotomy in all children including newborns and also we do device closure of ASD, VSD and PDA regularly. Apart from the interventions for those common ailments, we do balloon dilatation and stenting of coarctation of aorta and pulmonary stenosis and device closure of uncommon ailments such as aortopulmonary window, device or coil closure of fistulas such as coronary AV fistula, pulmonary AV fistula, aortopulmonary collaterals and other rare fistulas.
- We have structured foetal echocardiogram programme to identify the congenital heart diseases antenatally and follow those children till birth. Our neonatal intensive care unit is well equipped to deal those cardiac cases, including maintaining the ductus arteriosus by prostaglandins and performing emergency bedside atrial septostomy till such children are ready for definitive procedures.
- Our hospital has regular academic sessions for postgraduates, nurses and other paramedical staffs as a part of our continuous medical education programme. We publish papers in the indexed journals regularly. One of the landmark paper published in Pediatric Cardiology journal was device closure of VSD using muscular VSD device through retrograde technique. Our center is first among to start doing device closure of sub pulmonic VSD in the world.