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Congenital heart disease related to a faulty signal transduction pathway

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not likely.: Most congenital cardiac defects are due to multifactorial inheritance and environmental factors such as Folic Acid deficiency. I am not aware of speci ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Electrical defects: The heart have a mechanical structural function and an electrical function with an intrinsic electrical power generator. Few congenital diseases affec ... Read More
Dr. Richard Humes
41 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Too complex: There are many types of congenital disease with many different and often unknown causes. So. There is no pat answer to this broad question.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
30 years experience Neonatology
It depends on defect: It depends on what kind of defect it is. Some defects have no symptoms, some have mild symptoms such as faster breathing, difficulty eating, increased ... Read More
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Congenital heart : Not always , it varies from no symptoms to reason for dying with significant symptoms in first days of life, depends on type of defect
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: This could be related to your congenital heart disease. You need to get a complete cardiac work-up and see a cardiologist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Most of the time.: Most types of chd are visible on sonograms by the second trimester.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Good: Less serious congenital heart defects are often not diagnosed till later in childhood or even during adulthood.These are usually not immediately life ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Pedi Cardiologist: Pediatric cardiologist and pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeons. An entire pediatric team is usualy set in place to care for all aspects of care.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Mixed: Cardiomyopathy means heart muscle disease. There are multiple causes. Some causes are abnormal proteins caused by a gene defect. Congenital heart dise ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Congenital: Some congenital syndromes have both heart anomalies and facial anomalies as parts of the syndrome.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Varies: Murmur cyanosis ( blue finger nails, lips) shortness of breath chest pressure frequent pulmonary infections buildup of fluid in legs maybe lung ... Read More

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