Multidisciplinary Team | Three Hour Old Baby | Blue Baby Syndrome | Manipal Hospitals India
While diagnosing a complex pregnancy, it was revealed that the baby had a rare congenital heart ailment in the intrauterine stage called transposition of arteries, commonly called the blue baby syndrome. The child underwent an arterial switch operation, which is a complex operation. However, the baby recovered very well and was discharged by the tenth day. With the multidisciplinary team of doctors led by Dr. Ranjan Shetty, HOD and Consultant- Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Karthik Nagesh, Chairman and HOD- Neonatal ICUS, Dr. Gayathri Karthik, Consultant- Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dr. Devananda NS, HOD and Consultant- Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery at Manipal Hospitals, Old Airport Road, the baby was given a new lease of life.