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Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
35 years experience Pediatrics
Heart surgery: Surgery is performed to repair this.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Local info best: The specialists on this site do not have access to the testing your local docs have done to provide you with this advice. By 38 wks most babies are ma ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal center.: Your baby's case should be managed according to a multidisciplinary fetal care center recommendations, with input from pediatric cardiology, maternal- ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthias Peuster
9 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Close to 100%: In expirienced hands, surgery for avsd has close to no mortality.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Atrioventicular sept: Atrioventicular septal defect occurs during the first eight weeks of fetal development.The size of the openings will affect the type and severity of s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Down syndrome babies: A lot of the Down syndrome babies are born with complete avsd.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Most babies with a heart defect do not have down syndrome. Babies who have Down syndrome have a higher risk of having heart defects.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure.: In fact most individuals born with balanced complete avsd can have long lives in spite of it, after surgical repair.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fuad Kiblawi
28 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes : Usually if it's a balanced avsd (normal sized ventricles) then regardless of defect size it is repairable . Pah at the age of three months is usually ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: Any intracardiac defect with shunting should be identifiable to an experienced echocardiographer. In the event that a patient's body habitus makes it ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: A complete evaluation is necessary, but avsd is usually repaired at a few months of age. Av valve regurgitation is frequently associated and may be du ... Read More
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