Balloon Atrial Septostomy in Bangladesh
The balloon atrial septostomy technique is used to widen an atrial septal defect and increase blood oxygenation. It’s commonly done on kids who have transposition of the great arteries.
A balloon atrial septostomy is a procedure that aids in the delivery of oxygen-rich blood to your baby’s body.
The foramen ovale is enlarged by a balloon atrial septostomy (the hole between the left and right atrium). This helps blood to mix from both sides of the heart.
An ultrasound-guided balloon atrial septostomy is normally performed at the child’s bedside or in a special procedure room called the cardiac catheterization laboratory.