Adult Congenital heart disease

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

An congenital heart defect is an abnormality of the heart that is available during childbirth. Some congenital heart defect are extremely minor and will never cause medical issues. Others are intense and
complicated. These deformities are normally found in early stages or early youth because of indications and might be surgically repaired at that time.

Adult Congenital heart disease regularly takes one of two structures: an defect without any symptoms early in life that moves toward becoming related with indications later on, or an complex defect  repaired during adolescence that requires additionally repair or new treatment in adulthood. Since repaired inborn heart defects can in any case cause issues later on, patients with an imperfection repaired in youth require consistent follow-up cardiovascular care for the duration of their lives. Every so often, a grown-up will encounter manifestations of a complicated defect for the first time as an adult.

Types of congenital heart defects:

1. Atrial Septal Defect

2. Ventricular Septal Defect

3. Pulmonary Stenosis

4. Tetralogy of Fallot

5. Patent Ductus Arteriosus

6. Coarctation of the Aorta

7. Ebstein’s Anomaly

Symptoms

Some congenital heart disease cause no signs or Symptoms. For a few people, signs or symptoms happen sometime later in there life. They can get cured after some time if they took proper treatment.

Common congenital heart disease symptoms you might have as an adult include:

  • Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
  • A bluish tint to the skin, lips and fingernails (cyanosis)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tiring quickly upon exertion
  • Swelling of body tissue or organs (edema)

When to see a Specialist ?

In case you're having troubling side effects, for example, chest agony or shortness of Breath look for crisis medicinal consideration.

If you have signs or symptoms of intrinsic coronary illness or were dealt with for an inborn heart defect as a child, make an arrangement to see your specialist.

Dr Abhay Bhoyar

MBBS DCH MD MSc MRCPCH CCT

Dr Abhay Bhoyar is a Consultant Paediatric Interventional and Fetal Cardiologist. He belongs to Amravati in Vidarbha. After completing his MBBS and MD(paediatrics) from KEM Hospital and LTMMC, Mumbai University, he went to UK in 2000 to pursue higher studies. There he competed MRCPCH and then underwent 5 years of systematic training in paediatric cardiology which resulted in a certificate of completion of specialist training in paediatric cardiology (CCT). He has gained experience in paediatric cardiology at esteemed Birmingham children’s hospital, Birmingham and Glenfield hospital, Leicester, UK. In asia he spent one month in national heart institute(IJN), Malaysia and 2 weeks at Cochin.

His clinical expertise is the care of infants, children and teenagers with all forms of heart disease as well as in the unborn child.

About Us

Although serving population of nearly 15 million, the pediatric cardiology services in central India are largely far behind the rest of India, let alone the international standards. Parents are running from pillar to post to get the best care for their loved ones.

Services

  • Fetal/Perinatal Cardiology
  • Non- Invasive Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Adults with congenital heart disease

Location

101, Niti Gaurav Complex, Wing - A, Near Center Point Hotel, Ramdaspeth., Nagpur, Maharashtra 440010, India

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