Heart Diseases in Children
Pediatric cardiology deals with the heart conditions children experience. People may encounter more than one disease during the life cycle starting from the mother’s womb to death. These diseases appear both psychologically and physically. Scientists, on the other hand, make new discoveries and inventions that will cure diseases by taking power from science and benefiting from technology. While these developments occur in every field such as internal diseases, digestive diseases, circulatory diseases and brain diseases, they also occur in the field of heart, that is, cardiology. Especially the developments in the field of Pediatric Cardiology – Heart Diseases in Children are a glimmer of hope for parents and children. So, what is Pediatric Cardiology, What are Heart Diseases in Children, let’s examine it together.
What is Pediatric Cardiology?
Babies complete their heart formation in about 60 days after they are conceived. The reason for this is to allow the fetus to fully complete its development.
From the process in the womb to the age of 18, every individual is considered a child and goes to the pediatric cardiology department when heart problems and diseases occur.
Pediatric cardiology is the medical department that undertakes the diagnosis and treatment of all heart diseases and problems that occur in children between the ages of 0-18, including the baby in the mother’s womb. What is Pediatric Cardiology can be briefly explained in this way.
What are Heart Diseases in Children?
Heart diseases occur in people of all ages. However, heart diseases seen in children are examined under two headings. These are the congenital heart diseases that come with the baby and the heart diseases that occur later. If we need to explain them for you, we can briefly explain them as follows:
Congenital heart diseases are as follows:
- Having holes in the walls of the heart
- narrowing of the heart vessels
- stenosis of the heart valves
- Underdevelopment of the heart cavities
- Underdevelopment of heart valves
- Underdevelopment of the heart vessels
such conditions are innate. However, there are at least 2000 congenital heart diseases.
The following are heart diseases that occur afterward:
- Functional dysfunction in the heart
- Insufficient heart valves
- Insufficient force of contraction in heart contraction
- Other diseases that develop in the body affect the heart
What are the Symptoms of Heart Diseases in Children?
- frequent breathing
- Palpitations occur
- Presence of a heart murmur
- child bruising
- child fainting
- Dizziness in the child
- The child gets tired quickly
- Frequent respiratory tract infections in the child
- High blood pressure in the child
- Chest pain complaint in a child
- The child’s developmental disorder
- The child’s inability to gain weight
How are Heart Diseases in Children Diagnosed?
One of the situations that every parent worries and fears most is that their child is sick. Although some illnesses are relieved by routine medication and rest at home, some can be serious enough to frighten the family. One of these diseases is heart diseases. These diseases, which seriously affect the life of the person, also reduce the quality of life of the child and family.
In order to immediately understand the symptoms that occur, the family must first know their child well and trust their words. The child should be observed well, the symptoms should be clearly noticed, and the child’s verbal complaints should be taken seriously. Because, as in every disease, early diagnosis is very important in heart diseases and saves lives.
Parents who notice the symptoms occurring in the child should first go to a cardiologist for a diagnosis. So, we can briefly explain how to diagnose heart diseases in children as follows:
- Cardiac catheterization and angiography examination
- Cardiac electrocardiography
- Holter ECG recording
- Telecardiography imaging method
- Echocardiography imaging method
- Color Doppler Echocardiography
- Effort Test application
How are Heart Diseases in Children Treated?
One of the most curious topics is the question of How to Treat Heart Diseases in Children. However, it would not be correct to give detailed information at this stage. Because treatment options vary according to the age of the child, the type of the disease, the extent of the disease, the damage caused by the disease, and the stage of the disease.
Most of the heart diseases are treated with surgery. However, with the developing science and technology, the recovery rate in treatment has increased considerably. At this stage, the most important detail for you is to carry out the treatment process with an expert and experienced cardiologist.
Pediatric Heart Disease Treatment Prices in Turkey
Turkey has succeeded in making its name known to the whole world after the important treatments in the field of health. Especially in the department of pediatric cardiology, it diagnoses heart diseases in children in the womb and plans the treatment process very well. Foreign nationals, who hear that these treatments are successful, come to our country with the hope of performing treatments for their children, which they cannot find in their own country, in Turkey and regaining their health.
- The pediatric cardiology department is fully equipped and developed
- The fact that heart diseases in children are treated with a high success rate
- Hospitals are large and fully equipped
- Developed and fully equipped treatment units in hospitals
- Cardiology doctors are experts in their field
- All personnel, including the intermediary firm that deals with patients and their relatives, should be friendly and understanding
- The fact that Vimfay Health Services Organization facilitates the processes in the whole process
- Completing the diagnosis, treatment process, special needs such as clothing, nutrition, accommodation, vacation in Turkey at an affordable price
. However, we can see that foreign citizens do research on Pediatric Heart Diseases Treatment Prices in Turkey before they come to our country for treatment in the pediatric cardiology department. However, it is not correct to give a clear price information at this stage. Because many factors such as the type, stage, size of the disease, damage to the person, diagnosis period, treatment time, treatment options directly affect the price issue. At this stage, you can contact us to get a clear price information and to exchange information about your disease. In addition, if you come to Turkey through us for the treatment of pediatric heart diseases, we can facilitate your visa procedures with the invitation letter sent by us to the consulate.
In conclusion, if we need to summarize, the department that takes part in the diagnosis and treatment process of heart diseases in all children from the mother’s womb to the age of 18 is the Department of Pediatric Cardiology. In this department, the treatment of many heart diseases is performed with a high success rate.
In this process, our aim is to bring the sick people together with experts and experienced doctors in the field to ensure that the diagnosis and treatment process proceeds smoothly. During the treatment process, including interpreter services, we are with you at all stages and we solve all kinds of problems for you. You only focus on the treatment process and recovery. After the treatment process, we send our recovered patients back to their countries in a healthy and happy manner. You can contact us for detailed information.
Prof.Dr. Ergün Dağlıoğlu (Eğitim Görevlisi), Beyin Cerrahı, Beyin Ve Sinir Cerrahisi