Risks & benefits of Interventional Cardiology

General anesthesia is not required for most of the Interventional Cardiology procedures and can be done in very short time. Shortness of breath, chest pain is usually relieved quickly and effectively. Balloon Valvuloplasty is considered as the best suitable option for infants and children with congenital heart defects. Some of the risk factors associated with Interventional Cardiology procedure include,

        i.            Heart attack

      ii.            Stroke

    iii.            Kidney damage

    iv.            Blood clots

      v.            Bleeding at the catheter insertion site

    vi.            Heart rhythm problems

Interventional Cardiology procedures should be implemented only after deep consultation between the doctor and the patient after analyzing the medical history of the patient as it may not be suitable for all. 

  • Track 1-1 • Percutaneous Therapy
  • Track 2-2 • Trans-catheter approach

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