Dengue is deadly for Heart patients

Over the period of time, Dengue has become seasonal phenomenon every year. Despite several efforts by government and non-government organizations, dengue is affecting large number of population. A research conducted by Prof Upendra Kaul, Dean and Executive Director of Clinical Research and Academics, Fortis Healthcare Limited states that: dengue can be deadly for those who have heart disease and the study also shows ECG & ECHO changes in patients admitted with dengue fever but with no prior heart ailments.
The research included confirmed serologically dengue cases where a detailed study of electrocardiograph and echocardiograph was conducted. If someone has dengue fever coupled with chest discomfort, shortness of breath, unnecessary fatigue, treating doctor must get ECG or ECHO done to rule out the possibility of heart involvement. If the changes are detected early, we are able to handle the situation in first interface and can avert heart disease progression

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