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Pediatric Cardiologist in Bangalore.

Pediatric cardiology is a branch of medical science that deals with medical issues of kids’ hearts. A Paediatric cardiologist in Bangalore broadly treats congenital heart disease (present at birth), arrhythmias (variations in heartbeat rhythm) and disturbances of circulatory function with the help of specialized cardiology treatments and advanced medical technologies present in cardiology hospitals. In those children who may need heart surgery, paediatric cardiologists work closely with paediatric cardiac surgeons to determine the best treatments and course of medicine. Additionally, Paediatric cardiologists deal with the diagnosis and medical procedures like Atrial Septal Defect repair, Ventricular Septal Defect repair, Coarctation of the Aorta repair,Patent Ductus Arteriosus closure Tetralogy of Fallot treatment

When should you book an appointment with the best Pediatric Cardiologist in Bangalore?

You should make an appointment with the best pediatric cardiologist in Bangalore if:

  • There is a family history of fainting or heart disease
  • Anyone in your family needed a pacemaker
  • Your child has palpitations or chest pains during fainting spells
  • Your child is passing out frequently during physical activity

These signs and symptoms could indicate heart disease and should be treated as soon as possible.

What are the different types of cardiologists and how do they differ?

Cardiologists can be categorized into paediatric and adult cardiologists.

Adult cardiologists have specialized training and qualification in treating conditions like:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Congestive heart disease
  • High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Hypertension
  • Pericarditis
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension

Adult cardiologists are specialized in Cardiac electrophysiology, Interventional cardiology, Cardiogeriatrics and Echocardiography. 

Paediatric cardiologists have specialized training and qualification in treating conditions like

  • Aortic coarctation 
  • Aortic valve stenosis 
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial septal defect or ASD –
  • Cardiomyopathy 
  • Endocarditis 
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome 
  • Patent ductus arteriosus or PDA  
  • Patent foramen ovale or PFO 
  • Pulmonary artery stenosis 
  • Pulmonary atresia 
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis 
  • Rheumatic heart disease 
  • Tetralogy of Fallot 
  • Transposition of great arteries
  • Truncus arteriosus

Paediatric cardiologists are specialized in Atrial Septal Defect repair, Ventricular Septal Defect repair, Coarctation of the Aorta repair and  Patent Ductus Arteriosus closure.

What are the various types of tests performed by Paediatric cardiologists to confirm a diagnosis of heart disease?

Besides blood tests and a chest X-ray, a Paediatric cardiologists may conduct the following tests to diagnose heart disease 

  1. Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  2. Holter monitoring
  3. Echocardiogram. 
  4. Stress test. 
  5. Cardiac catheterization
  6. Cardiac computerized tomography (CT) scan
  7. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Top 5 heart procedures/surgeries performed by a Pediatric cardiologist

Some of the heart procedures and surgeries performed by cardiologists are:

Angioplasty: It is a minimally invasive procedure performed to clear obstructions in veins and arteries.

Pacemaker Implantation: A pacemaker is a device that is implanted under the skin to regulate heartbeats. 

Cardiac stenting: This is an emergency procedure where in a plastic or metal mesh like tube is inserted into an artery to keep it open

Heart catheterization: This is performed by inserting a catheter into the blood vessels of your arms or legs, thereby guiding the cardiologist towards the heart and help him/her evaluate the functioning of the heart. 

Coronary thrombectomy: This procedure is performed to remove clot from the arteries.

What is the cost of heart surgeries performed by Pediatric cardologists in Bangalore?

Heart surgeries packages may start from as low as Rs5000 to as high as Rs 5lacs, depending upon the type of surgery, stay at the hospital, food for the patient, drugs and other consumables.

Bypass Surgery: Rs70,000-8,00,000

Angioplasty Surgery: Rs1,00,000-3,60,000

Coronary Angiography:Rs,24,000-34,000

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