Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Cardiovascular disease is an urgent problem at any age. Moreover, in infants of the first year of life, cardiac pathologies remain one of the main causes of death. Many children who have been diagnosed with heart disease receive disabilities and need constant monitoring and compliance with certain rules. The pediatric cardiology of the leading Israeli clinic Tel Aviv Medical Clinic deals with the issues of treatment, diagnosis, prevention and rehabilitation of minor patients with chronic, pathological heart rhythm disturbances, congenital and acquired pathologies.

What are the symptoms of the disease?

Many diseases can be cured quickly and easily, if you notice the alarming symptoms in a child in time, visit a specialist and undergo an examination. Signs that signal heart ailments:

  • Frequent crying and anxiety.
  • Poor weight gain.
  • A nasolabial triangle that appears during feeding by a colour change.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Chest pain.
  • Dizziness.
  • Bad sleep.
  • Increased fatigue.
  • Oedema.
  • A feeling of lack of air.

At the slightest suspicion of the presence of heart disease, it is necessary to take the child to the doctor. You cannot ignore the complaints of children, so as not to miss the moment and timely start treatment.

What diseases a pediatric cardiologist treats

  • Acquired heart disease and congenital heart disease.
  • Endocarditis.
  • Cardiomyopathy.
  • Arterial hypotension.
  • Non-rheumatic myocarditis.
  • Reactive arthritis.
  • Heart failure.
  • Arrhythmia.
  • Vegetative vascular dysfunction.
  • Rheumatic diseases.
  • Heart murmurs.

Apart from congenital diseases, the appearance of which is affected by stress, poor ecology, infection, there are acquired pathologies. Irregularities in the work of the heart appear mainly after illnesses a child suffered - infections that have not been completely cured, and they have caused heart complications. Specialists of the pediatric cardiology department at the Tel Aviv Medical Clinic Israeli clinic will conduct an examination using laboratory and instrumental diagnostic methods, determining the need for them individually. 

We conduct a comprehensive examination using the potential of diagnostic equipment and a clinical laboratory, involving other narrow specialists (rheumatologist, endocrinologist, nephrologist, immunologist-allergologist, otolaryngologist, genetics, psychologist), help to detect any pathology of the cardiovascular system in your child, correct and monitor the effectiveness of treatment.

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