She has a problem of ASD and will be operated tomorrow. So is it harmful for life or not. She is having it by birth. And how much will be the operation dangerous or serious. Will it effect her life after operation. She does not show any symptoms of the defect. Docs told that it must be cured cause it may affect later
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Dr. Chethan R S
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Surgical repair should be considered for all patients with uncomplicated ASDs with a clinically significant left-to-right shunt. Such repair is ideally completed at 2-4 years of age. Early surgical repair is considered in a few infants and young children with clinically significant symptoms or congestive heart failure (CHF). Kindly follow instructions given by your doctor...
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