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hypoplastic left heart in children

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Charpie
30 years experience Pediatrics
A congenital defect: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (hlhs) is a specific type of congenital heart defect that consists of varying degrees of underdevelopment of the left- ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Multifactorial.: 2-6% recurrence risk with 1-2 prior affected siblings and up to 25% risk with rare familial autosomal recessive forms - both point to genetic underpin ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Major defect: Limited options & generally fatal in 1st month w/o surgery. First must check for associated conditions: genetic, neurological, other conditions mi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Charpie
30 years experience Pediatrics
It cannot be cured: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (hlhs) is a congenital defect that occurs early during fetal development and it cannot be cured; babies are born with ... Read More
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