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MedlinePlus Congenital Heart Defects
A congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart. It is present at birth. Congenital heart defects are the most common type of major birth defect. Read about it on Medline Plus.
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Congenital Heart Disease Information and Resources
Interactive forums, resources, and internet links for families, adults with CHD, nurses, and other health care professionals with an interest in pediatric cardiology.
What Are Congenital Heart Defects?
The term 'congenital heart disease' indicates that a structural problem (or defect) in a baby's heart is present at birth. a baby's heart begins to form shortly after conception. by the end of the 2nd month of pregnancy, the baby's heart is completely formed. it is during this time that a congenital heart defect can occur. in this case, a part of the heart, heart valves, and or blood vessels near the heart do not develop properly. Read more about it from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Overview of Congenital heart disease, congenital heart defects ...
Eight out of every 1,000 babies born in the United States have a congenital (present at birth) heart defect - a problem that occurred as the baby's heart was developing during pregnancy, before the baby is born. Get an overview of Congenital heart disease and Congenital heart defects from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
Congenital Heart Defects in Children Fact Sheet
Congenital Heart Defects in Children Fact Sheet from the American Heart Association.
Congenital heart disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is heart disease in the newborn, and includes structural defects, congenital arrythmias, and cardiomyopathies. Read more about it on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Congenital heart defect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A congenital heart defect (CHD) is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels of the newborn. Read more about it on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia Congenital heart defect ...
Read about Congenital heart defect corrective surgery in Medical Encyclopedia from Medline Plus.
If Your Child Has a Heart Defect
Congenital heart disease is a relatively common condition that affects almost 1 in every 100 newborns in the United States. Read more about it on KidsHealth.org.
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