The pediatric (also known as paediatric) cardiac program at SevenHills Hospital seeks to provide comprehensive and state-of-the-art services for children suffering from any type of heart ailment. These services are made available to one and all at affordable costs.
Cardiology Program for Adults
The program also caters to adults suffering from congenital heart defects.
The possible pointers to heart diseases in infants (less than one year of age) include:
Your child will have a complete physical examination including height, weight, and blood pressure readings, an electrocardiogram (recording of the heart rhythm) and if indicated, an echocardiogram (sonogram of the heart), followed by a consultation with the pediatric cardiologist. Additional testing may include a 24 hour recording of the heart rhythm, recording the heart rhythm while facing the abovementioned symptoms and an exercise stress test (monitoring the heart rate and rhythm during exercise on a treadmill).