Tetralogy of Fallot, is a congenital heart defect that negatively impacts the heart’s structure leading to poor supply of oxygen and blood to the heart and other parts of the body. This defect can be detected at the infancy stage of a child. Such infants have an unusual skin color, ranging from blue to violet tinge, which is caused by improper supply of oxygen to the body.
The 4-in-1 Condition
Heart defects in kids have become an evident fact in the modern life. Medical research groups estimate that 1 in every 100 kids has heart defects and most of these are easily treatable.
“My son Rehan aspired to be a cricketer. His friends claimed that he bowled quicker than any of them. Everything was going fine, before one day he was carried home by his coach. He had collapsed on the field. Just as a precaution we took him to a doctor, and then the testing times began for us. He was diagnosed with a severe heart condition. But, luckily medical intervention on time helped him get back to normal life.
Medical science has improved a lot, medical developments and techniques in the last decade have changed our view towards healthcare, specially Cardiac Care. Thanks to all the developments in medical technology, countless lives have been saved and the overall quality of life has been improved.