In the Child Cardiology section; services are provided for infants with a heart condition, congenital or congenital (acquired) heart disease.
Unlike adult heart patients, most of the heart diseases seen in childhood are congenital, that is congenital. Babies with congenital Heart Disease are born with some structural disorders in the heart.
Factors that increase the risk of heart diseases in children: can be listed as
passage and chromosomal anomalies through genes. For example, in children with
Down syndrome, the risk of heart disease can be up to 50%. During pregnancy; It
is known that some drugs and alcohol used especially in the first 3 months
cause disorders in heart development. Viral diseases experienced during
pregnancy also affect heart development negatively. Examples of viral diseases
can be listed as follows: Mumps, measles, rubella, colds, etc.
In the pediatric cardiology department; Necessary treatment services are
provided with appropriate diagnosis and examination tools for patients with
heart disease in the 0-16 age group. Pediatric ECG (electrocardiography) and
Pediatric Echocardiography are performed for the diagnosis of heart diseases
that can develop in children.