Our Department of Pediatric Cardiology delivers eco-cardiographic methods, cardiac catheterization, electrocardiography and 24-hour Holter ECG tests for the diagnosis of congenital cardiac diseases with an incidence of 1 per 100 live births in Turkey. In cooperation with the Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, the Department offers globally-acknowledged services for the follow-up and treatment of congenital cardiac diseases including catheterization procedure. Our Department also delivers successful diagnoses and therapies for acquired cardiac diseases that manifest themselves in company with signs such as chest pain, effort limitations and rhythm disorders that can occur in children. Making a name for itself in a short time, the department is taking prompt and firm steps in the provision of services.
Our Department of Pediatric Cardiology is capable of performing any cardiac catheterization procedure for the diagnosis or treatment of all children including newborns. The department delivers successful therapies for those with congenital holes in the heart or with aortic valve stenosis. It additionally offers diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of congenital cardiac diseases of adults.
Our patients are hospitalized 1 day before the angiography and discharged in about 2 days. Some procedures performed by the department are as follows:
- Diagnosis and treatment of heart murmurs
- Exercise report
- Assessment report for medicines administered for Pediatric Psychiatry
- Transesophageal Echocardiography
- Intracardiac Echocardiography
- Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
- ASD, VSD, PDA closure
- Balloon valvuloplasty for pulmonary and aortic stenosis
- Balloon and stent angioplasty for aortic coarctation
- Balloon atrial septostomy