Mathura makes history – first super specialty hospital in region performs complex pediatric heart surgery on a 9 month old baby

28 May, 2016

Mathura, 28th May, 2016: – Nayati multi super specialty hospital, today announced successful life changing pediatric cardiac surgery on a 9 month old child who had multiple holes in the heart.

Master Devender, son of Mr. Govind Singh, resident of Jait Village, Mathura aged 9 months was having repeated respiratory tract infection since few months of birth. At 7th month, child had severe breathlessness, cough for which patient was seen by local pediatrician who detected abnormal sounds from the heart along with pneumonia which made him to refer to doctors at Delhi. After thorough evaluation the child was treated for pneumonia and also diagnosed to have multiple holes in the heart both at atrial and ventricular level along with abnormal communication between major arteries of the heart along with narrowing of the blood vessel going to the left lung called “ACHD-ASD-VSD-PDA with LPA stenosis”.

The patient’s family learnt that children of this type of disease were being handled at Nayati’s Multi Super Specialty Centre for Cardiac Sciences. Hence they approached us for surgery on 22.05.2016.

Dr. Venugopal Ram Rao, Chairman of Nayati Centre for Cardiac Sciences stated “This is a historic Pediatric Cardiac surgery being performed in Western U.P which were earlier done only in very few Cardiac centers in Delhi-NCR area. The child was operated successfully and underwent Intracardiac Repair with closure of both holes, closing of abnormal communication (PDA) and enlarging the narrowed blood vessel leading to left lung with assistance of heart lung machine. The child was shifted to post OP cardiac surgical ICU and was removed from Ventilator within few hours.”

“In past 6 weeks, our team has operated upon more than half a dozen cases of Pediatric cardiac surgeries successfully. We had two blue baby syndromes (TOF-Tetrology of Fallot), multiple holes in the heart with abnormal connection in a patient who had heart on the right side of chest (Dextrocardiac – Multiple VSD – ASD – PDA with severe Pulmonary Hypertension), holes in the heart of siblings of a same family. Each one of them were unique, challenging and complicated” he further added.

About Nayati Healthcare & Research Pvt. Ltd.: Nayati is India’s first Multi Super-Specialty healthcare group offering premium tertiary care to Tier-II & Tier-III cities. We offer world class patient care services aided by state-of-the-art medical technology and advanced treatment facilities. Our aim is to provide both cost effective and easily accessible healthcare.

About Nayati Multi Super Speciality Hospital, Mathura: Nayati Hospital once operational will be the first hospital in the region to provide integrated, comprehensive and high quality healthcare through our Centres of Excellence. These centres will be supported by advanced Intensive Care units comprising of: MICU, CCU, SICU, NICU and PICU. The upcoming hospital in Mathura will also cater to Vrindavan, Agra, Palwal, Firozabad, Mainpuri, Kasganj, Etawah, Etah, Hathras, Agra and surrounding areas.

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Shivani Sharma / Neha Singh

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