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Ventricular Septal Defect

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Repair – Heart Specialist Hospital in Pune


The ventricular septum is the wall between the left and right ventricles of the heart. A drop in the ventricular septum is called a VSD. This hole provides pure blood with oxygen to combine with impure blood returning to the lungs. Over time, abnormal heartbeats and other heart difficulties can happen.

By age 1, most poor VSDs close on their own. However, those VSDs that remain open after this age may need to be closed.

Extended VSDs, such as tiny ones in several parts of the ventricular septum, or ones that cause heart failure or endocarditis (inflammation), need open-heart surgery. The hole in the septum is most usually closed with a patch.
Some septal defects can be closed without surgery. The method involves moving a tiny wire into the heart and putting a patch over the defect. Ram Mangal Heart Foundation is one of the best Heart Specialist Hospital in Pune, Provides the best treatment for


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Signs of severe heart defects often develop during the first few days, weeks or months of a kid’s life.

Ventricular septal defect (VSD) symptoms in a child may include:

Poor eating, failure to grow
Quick breathing or breathlessness
Easy tiring
the doctor may not notice signs of a ventricular septal defect at birth. If the defect is tiny, signs may not appear until later in childhood — if at all. Signs vary depending on the area of the hole and other associated heart defects.

A doctor may first suspect a heart defect during a regular checkup if he or she hears a murmur while listening to your baby’s heart with a stethoscope. Seldom VSDs can be identified by ultrasound before the baby is born.

Seldom a VSD isn’t recognized until a person reaches adulthood. Signs can include shortness of breath or a heart murmur your doctor hears when hearing to your heart with a stethoscope.

When to see a doctor
Call a doctor if your baby or child:

Tires easily when eating or playing
Is not increasing weight
Becomes breathless when eating or crying
Breathes rapidly or is short of breath
Call a doctor or visit Hospital if you develop:

Shortness of breath when you exercise yourself or when you lie down
Fast or irregular heartbeat
Tiredness or weakness

Visit Ram Mangal Heart Foundation which is the best Heart Specialist Hospital in Pune for VSD.

Our Departments

  • Radiology and Diagnostic Test

    radiology● 2D echo
    ● Carotid doppler
    ● Sonography / Ultrasound
    ● x-ray
    ● Stress test

  • Pathology Test

    pathology● CBC / Hemogram
    ● Thyroid profile
    ● Lipid profile
    ● Liver function test (LFT)
    ● Kidney function test (KFT)
    ● HIV test
    ● HBA1C (Diabetes) test

  • Pharmacy

    pharmacy1Rammangal Heart Foundation of pharmacy provides comprehensive pharmacy service’s to patients. Our department consists of full-time pharmacists and pharmacy residents. Pharmacists play a key role in providing quality healthcare. They are experts in medicines and will use their clinical expertise, together with their practical knowledge to advise you on common problems such as coughs, colds, aches and pains, as well as healthy eating.

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

    cardiacrehabCardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people who have heart problems. Rehab programs include exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress and help you return to an active life.

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