Echocardiography methods, cardiac catheterization, electrocardiography with effort, 24-hour Holter ECG examinations are performed in the "Pediatric Cardiology" unit for the diagnosis of congenital heart diseases, which occur 1 in 100 live births in our country. In addition, in cooperation with the Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Unit, services are provided for the follow-up of congenital heart diseases, catheterization and surgical treatment.
Diagnosis and treatment of acquired heart diseases, which are manifested by signs such as chest pain, limitation of exertion and rhythm disturbances that can be observed in children, are also successfully performed by the unit.
In the Pediatric Cardiology Unit, cardiac catheterization for diagnostic or treatment of all types of children, including newborns, can be performed. Those who were born with a hole in the heart or those who have stenosis of the heart valves are successfully treated with angiography. In addition, diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of congenital heart diseases that have reached adulthood are carried out by the unit.
Patients are hospitalized 1 day before angiography and discharged in about 2 days.
Some applications made in the unit include;
Diagnosis and treatment of a patient with a murmur,
* Sports report,
* Evaluation report on the drugs used in Child Psychiatry,
• Transesophageal echocardiography,
• Intracardiac echocardiography,
• Diagnostic cardiac catheterization,
* ASD, VSD, PDA shutdown,
* Balloon valvuloplasty in pulmonary and aortic stenosis,
* Balloon and stent angioplasty for aortic coarctation,
* Balloon atrial septostomy