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Pediatric Cardiology

Non Invasive Pediatric Cardiology

This area offers cutting edge technology with

  • automated cardiac output
  • 4 D-Echo
  • 4 D Transesophageal echo
  • Speckled Doppler
  • Tissue doppler echocardiography.

These will offer special evaluation of children with cardiac functional abnormality and detailed evaluation of the abnormal anatomy especially valves and intra-operative evaluation by TEE.

Fetal Cardiology

BLKCHIoffers the most high end evaluation and management in utero for babies whose hearts are affected. Though science has not reached a point where we can treat birth defects of heart in utero but timing of delivery and survival post-delivery has been remarkably improved in the asessment of these patients. Diagnosis as early as 18 weeks of pregnancy can be offered by trans-abdominal fetal echo or 12 to 16 weeks by trans-vaginal fetal echo.

Interventional Cardiology

Apart from ASD, PDA device closure, which have become standard procedures for any institute, challenges lie in treating the unusual and rare lesions in smaller babies. From managing the premie babies with congenital heart disease to balloon dilatation in the 1100 gram baby, inserting a trans-venous pacemaker via the umbilical vein in a 1500 gram baby, the experience of BLKCHI is wide.

  • PDA Stenting
  • Foreign body retrieval from the heart
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Coarctation angioplasty and stenting
  • Coronary AV fistula device closure.

Device Program

BLKCHIoffers the closure of the following via device:

  • ASD
  • PDA
  • VSD, Muscular
  • VSD, Perimembranous
  • Coronary Fistula
  • Pulmonary AV fistula

PDA can be closed in babies as small as 3.5 Kg and ASD in babies as small as 10 Kg.

Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

BLKCHI has the most experienced pulmonary hypertension Unit in North India with more than 100 patients on Pulmonary Vasodilators. From right heart cath, 6 minute walk test to drug management, the unit aspires to be the regional Centre of Excellence.It uses 2 pulmonary vasodilators as the initiating drug combination and is evaluating oral or nebulised prostacyclin therapy.

Arrhythmia and Pacing Centre

Arrhythmia management in neonates, Fetal stage and Pediatric age group, by anti-arrhythmic, in normal hearts or in post-operative situation. BLKCHIcarries the maximum pediatric experience of flecainideuse in the country.

Peripheral Cardiology Program

BLKCHIruns several peripheral clinics in the city and in North India. It also performs peripheral cardiac caths and device closures. 15 cities of North India are covered by the Cardiology team with Cardiac Cath and Device Closures being performed in 4 cities outside Delhi.

Team of Doctors

We have world class specialists from around the globe and facilitates correct diagnosis of various ailments for best and shortest road to recovery. Get a closer glimpse of our cutting-edge-technology in the gallery below.

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