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Congenital heart disease

  • Treatment

    Treatment depends on the specific condition. Some congenital heart diseases can be treated with medication alone, while others require one or more surgeries.


    Expectations (prognosis)

    How well a patient does depends on the specific defect.


    Complications

    Complications depend on the specific condition and treatment.


    Calling your health care provider

    Call your health care provider if you suspect that your child has a heart problem.