Unique surgical intervention helps save boy with congenital heart disease

A surgical technique known as Ross procedure help treat a boy with a rare form of congenital heart disease. For this the doctors used the patient’s own pulmonary valve to replace the aortic valve, this will help ease the blood flow to the heart. This surgery has helped give him a better quality of life

Unique surgical intervention helps save boy with congenital heart diseaseSoham Waghmare, a five-year-old boy from Mumbai was admitted at S L Raheja, a Fortis Associate Hospital for a heart ailment. He had a hole in his heart since birth. Doctors at Raheja Hospital performed ‘Ross’ procedure to cure his heart disease. Doctors found that he was suffering from ‘bicuspid aortic valve,’ which is an […]