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Paediatric cardiac catheterization is a minimally invasive modality that is used for the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of heart ailments in small children and infants. The procedure involves the use of a long flexible tube known as a catheter, which is directly inserted in the major blood vessel of the child and then direct towards the affected area. It is a highly specialised procedure that requires immense expertise. The procedure allows the doctors to conduct a detailed examination as well as fix certain problems that may be congenital or developed soon after birth.


  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization in children may be used for or the following reasons:
  • For detailed and precision-based imaging of the heart for detecting and assessing heart defects
  • To assess the flow of blood through the heart
  • To determine the pressure in different areas of the heart and lungs
  • Examine and assess the functioning of the heart valves
  • Evaluate the oxygen levels in different areas of the heart, lungs and blood vessels
  • Assess the electrical activity of the heart
  • To collect a tissue sample for biopsy
  • To assess the normal functioning of the heart post-heart transplantation

Interventional cardiology catheterisation in children may be used for or the following treatments:

  • Closing abnormal openings or septal defect
  • Repairing abnormal blood vessels
  • Opening narrowed or obstructed blood vessels and valves
  • Treating arrhythmia

Meet Our Team

Dr. Jitendra Singh Makkar

Chairman & HoD - Cardiology

Dr. Sanjeev Sharma

Chairman-Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Atul Kasliwal

Director Interventional

Dr. Prem Ratan Degawat

Director of Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Therapy and Associate Director of TAVR & Structural Heart Disease Program

Dr. Hemant Chaturvedi

Director - Non Invasive Cardiology

Dr. Prashant Dwivedi

Director & Incharge – TAVR and Structural Heart Disease Program and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Kush Kumar Bhagat

Director Electrophysiology and Heart Failure and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology

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