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Anyone's baby got biliary atresia?

Anyone's baby got biliary atresia?

Yes: Several in las vegas. About one third do well. One third will do well for a time and will eventually need a liver transplant. Another third do not benefit from a kasai procedure and go straight to liver transplant. ...Read more

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What happens if a baby has tricuspid atresia?

What happens if a baby has tricuspid atresia?

Will need surgery: Tricuspid atresia is absence of the valve between the upper and lower chambers of the right side of the heart. Blood is unable to flow from the right heart into the lungs to pick up oxygen, so the baby is cyanotic or blue. The baby will get a medicine called prostaglandin (pge) and will then need one or more surgeries to create a connection so that blue blood from the body gets to the lungs. ...Read more

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Baby had pulmonary atresia intact septum, ultrasound showed there was a connection between the right ventricle and the right coronary, how?

Baby had  pulmonary atresia intact septum, ultrasound showed there was a connection between the right ventricle and the right coronary, how?

No known cause: There is no known cause of pulmonary atresia with an intact ventricular septum, a congenital heart disease. It does not seem to be genetic. Now that ultrasound has discovered it, you and your doc can discuss the next steps. Here is a great pamphlet written for parents on it, by the British Heart Foundation. The very best wishes to you! file:///C:/Users/Sus/Downloads/C8_Pulmonary_atresia.pdf ...Read more

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I have tricuspid atresia, can I have a baby safely?

I have tricuspid atresia, can I have a baby safely?

No way to know: The best way to know is to ask your treating cardiologist.Some have great results from their heart surgery and some don't fare as well.You may function well in your daily life, but the stress of a pregnancy is hard on some women with normal hearts.Prenatal counseling with your docs and a geneticist would be worthwhile. Your risk of a baby with a heart defect could be as high as 8-10%. ...Read more

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I have tricuspid atresia. Can I safely have a baby?

I have tricuspid atresia.  Can I safely have a baby?

Maybe: This question would be best answered by a cardiologist with expertise in adults with congenital heart disease. Many women with ta have had successful pregnancies. It depends on how well your heart is functioning, what medications you are taking, the presence of abnormal heart rhythms, and the presence of other health problems. Your age is also a factor. Discuss with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What can you do if you got a really bad cough and you had esophageal atresia surgery as a baby?

What can you do if you got a really bad cough and you had esophageal atresia surgery as a baby?

Uber-late fistula: With esophageal atresia, one would worry whether you ever had a tracheo-esophageal fistula. If so, the cough could signal some kind of leak in the integrity of the esophagus. Get to an ENT (airway) or GI (food path) so that you can get checked out. ...Read more

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Im pregnant after fail of taking morning after pill, but my baby come out have pulmonary atresia with ASD & VSD. Isnt caused by the pill?

Im pregnant after fail of taking morning after pill, but my baby come out have pulmonary atresia with ASD & VSD. Isnt caused by the pill?

Unknown: Septal defects are felt to have at least in part a genetic predisposition, so it isn't likely that any one thing, such as the emergency contraceptive pill, caused the defects you describe. There likely were number of things that occurred that led to these complex cardiac anomalies. There is no good evidence at this time that Plan B causes or contributes to heart defects, but much more study needed ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What is bilateral coanial atresia?

Need a simple explaination for this. What is bilateral coanial atresia?

Choanal atresia ...: Is a congenital blockage of the nasal passage. It can occur on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). It is usually found in babies soon after birth because it causes breathing problems, since babies usually breathe mostly through the nose. The initial treatment is to make sure the baby can breathe ok. Surgery is needed at some point to open up the nasal passage(s). ...Read more