Congenital Heart Disease

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  1. Complex Heart Problems
  2. Genetic Disorders
  3. Heart Defects
  4. Living With Congential Heart Disease
  5. Related Problems
  1. Congenital Heart Disease

    Heart problems are the most common kind of birth defects. While children with some heart defects can be monitored by a doctor and treated with medicine, others will need to have surgery.

  2. Factors Contributing to Congenital Heart Disease

    In up to 90 percent of cases of congenital heart defect, the cause is thought to be a combination of genetics and environment.

  3. Fetal Circulation

    Through the blood vessels in the umbilical cord, the fetus receives all the necessary nutrition, oxygen, and life support from the mother through the placenta.

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