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21 wk fetus diognosed with hypoplasi of aort, possible coa. aorta valve 3.72mm- pulm:4.9mm.will he live a healthy life? possible expected lifespan, is he going to have hard and short life? abortion?

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Dr. Bruce Young
57 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Very complex problem to be discussed in detail with your doctor & pediatric surgeons. There is no simple approach with many avenues for you to choose.
Answered on May 26, 2014
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Dr. Sean Fennessy
21 years experience Internal Medicine
21 wk old fetus: Born preemie with hospitaliztion or alive in peds ICU ? Ask you fo or pcp or gyn md for opinion. Alsom >choking on food..
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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