Interventional Pediatric Cardiology has come of age as therapeutic and palliative form of treatment. Now, Hybrid treatment (combined interventional and surgery) is further changing the outlook for children with heart disease. Treatment without surgery i.e. interventional catheter based treatment has helped several thousand children in India.
This video shows the use of INTRACARDIAC ECHO for performing a complex transeptal procedure in a child with Mitral Atresia presenting with almost an intact inter-atrial septum.
This is an 11 yr old child who had undergone a Mitral Valve replacement outside presented to us 3 months post op with Severe Mitral Regurgitation due to Paravalvar leak. Here this video shows FIRST PARAVALVAR LEAK CLOSURE IN INDIA in a child. Amplatzer PDA device is released in this video. This is one of the rarest and most challenging interventions and has rarely been perfromed in a child this young.