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Instructions on surgery for muliples holes in the heart - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   good morning
Doctor :   good morning xxxxx
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my daughter is having multiple holes in her heart
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is now 1 year 7 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know if operation is required
User :   when she will be operated
Doctor :   did u consult any doctors for the same
User :   yes
User :   dr. XXXXXXXX xxxxx
Doctor :   what was the diagnosis made
Doctor :   what has the doctor advised
User :   they told that the baby must be atleast 10 kgs
User :   later they will decide
Doctor :   what is the weight of the baby now
Doctor :   is she symptomatic now
User :   7.2 kgs
User :   she iis very active
Doctor :   ok
User :   and dont cry
Doctor :   anytime echo was done
User :   yes
Doctor :   do u have echo report?
User :   sorry
Doctor :   Echocardiocadiography report
User :   echo was not done
User :   onle scanning was done
Doctor :   echocardiography
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have scanning report
User :   can u tel me when she may be operated
User :   yes
Doctor :   could u type the report or final impression
Doctor :   hole in heart can be
Doctor :   VSD or ASD
Doctor :   ventricular septal defect or atrial septal defect
Doctor :   ok
User :   vsd
Doctor :   VSDs are quite common, varying from tiny defects no bigger than a pinhole in size to much larger ones
Doctor :   Small defects are more common than large ones, often cause the baby no problems at all, and 30 per cent or more of them will close spontaneously during early childhood.
Doctor :   Large VSDs may cause problems, which necessitate the baby having drug treatment and/or surgery at some stage
User :   but in the report it was mentioned that the size is 15 mm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the final impression
Doctor :   in the report
User :   i exactly dont have the report now
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is at home
Doctor :   ok
User :   i also want to know the cost of the operation
Doctor :   cost of surgery u can look up from our home page
User :   ok
Doctor :   small holes do close by itself
Doctor :   but bigger ones need surgery
User :   ok
User :   actually we do have a finance problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will look up the cost for u
Doctor :   ok
User :   so iam required to know the cost
Doctor :   ok
User :   yor good name
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxx
User :   from
Doctor :   in private hospital
Doctor :   bangalore
User :   sir i want ur detalis to contact you
Doctor :   general wards it costs 0000
User :   ok
Doctor :   semi private ward
Doctor :   it costs 0000approx
User :   ok
Doctor :   surgery cost depends
Doctor :   on the surgeon who does the surgery and method and hospital where procedure is done
Doctor :   also patient general condition
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we can help u
Doctor :   did u consult doctor xxxxxin xxxxx
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   r u there
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