Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Paediatric Cardiac Sciences

Paediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery services at SGRH provide a full spectrum of evaluation, diagnosis and management of congenital and acquired Heart Disease including cutting edge interventional therapy from Fetus to Adult Hood. Services are provided by a team of Paediatric Cardiologists and Paediatric Cardiac surgeons specialized in the care of infants, children and young adults who require cardiac care. Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Services are provided by highly trained and dedicated Paediatric Cardiac Surgeons specialized in neonatal and paediatric cardiac surgeries and ably supported by trained Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiologist.

Preprocedure assessment and evaluation of the child and infant / neonate with congenital cardiac defect is done thoroughly and efficiently at SGRH. The department boasts of a dedicated high end Echocacardiography system capable of performing 3D/4D echocardiography. Services for Level III Fetal echocardiography enables precise prenatal detection of congenital heart disease in the fetus --which allows appropriate planning of postnatal management of the baby. Facility of Transesophageal Echocardiography allows for intraop assessment of patients and assessment of device closures in cath lab.

Our pediatric cardiology faculty perform both diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures in children and infants including Balloon Septostomy, Balloon Valvuloplasties, Device closure of ASD, VSD & PDA and Stenting of Critical lesions. Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Services range from highly complex neonatal cardiac surgery (viz Arterial Switch Operation) to pediatric cardiac surgeries and surgical management of adults with congenital heart disease. Backed up by anesthesiologists and intensivists and state of art infrastructure safety of the child is always ensured.

Our aim is to provide care to our patient and families with utmost compassion and of high quality.

Spectrum of services provided includes:

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Neonatal Cardiac Surgery ( Arterial Switch Operation, Infradiaphragmatic TAPVC Repair, Truncus, Premie PDA ligation)

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery (Surgical Repair of ASD, VSD, TOF, Pulmonary Atresia, DORV, TAPVC, Complex Single Ventricle surgeries etc..)

Surgery for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Paediatric Cardiology:

Noninvasive :

  • Evaluation of heart murmurs
  • Diagnosis and management of congenital heart defects
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Management of heart failure
  • Diagnosis and management of rhythm abnormalities
  • Hypertension and Obesity in children
  • Pulmonary Hypertension clinic
  • Acquired heart disease (e.g Kawasaki Disease)
  • Management of chest pain and syncope
  • Cardiac evaluation and prevention counselling for healthy lifestyle

Invasive :

  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterisation and Angiography
  • Device Closures of Structural Heart Disease (ASD, VSD ,PDA, AP window)
  • Balloon Pulmonary Valvuloplasty, Balloon Aortiv Valvuloplasty
  • Balloon Dilatation of Coarctation, Balloon Angioplasty
  • Balloon Atrial Septostomy, Blade Atrial Septostomy
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenting
  • Stenting of critical Lesions in neonates and Children (PDA stenting)
  • Coil closure of PDA and Collateral arteries

Facilities Available :

  • Dedicated Paediatric Echo Lab equipped to perform Neonatal, Paediatric & Fetal Echocardiogram
  • Facility for 3D/4D echocardiography
  • Paediatric Friendly Operation theatres and Cathlab
  • Dedicated 8 Bedded Paediatric Cardiac ICU