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Detecting Congenital Heart Diseases

Congenital heart defect (CHD) is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels that is present at birth. Detecting them during pregnancy plays a key role in reeuceing those defects.

The Pediatric Cardiologists at the Heart Institute in Apollo Health City use various diagnostic procedures to determine the heart diseases in children. The congenital heart defects can be diagnosed even when the child is in the mother’s womb through Fetal Echocardiography.

The following diagnostics are generally carried out

  • ECG
  • ECHO-The pediatric cardiologist performs the echo to determine the heart disease.
  • Chest X Ray
  • TEE Transesophageal Echocardiogra
  • PET CT – In most scenarios the consultants use the help of PET CT which gives accurate results. Apollo Health City has the PET and 16slice, please browse the site to know more about the Apollo Gleneagles PET CT Centre
  • Lab Investigations

To book appointments with the finest Pediatricians and Childcare specialists, visit the link below:

Pediatric surgeon in Bangalore |  Pediatric surgeon in Chennai 

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