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What happens if a baby has tricuspid atresia?

What happens if a baby has tricuspid atresia?

Need Surgery: All infants with tricuspid atresia will require surgery if they survive (which most do). They will ultimately require a few surgeries and this depends on what form of tricuspid atresia they have--but all will ultimately require a fontan. But if no other issues, they can do relatively well overall. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about tricuspid atresia and having child with a successful turn out?

Can you tell me about tricuspid atresia and having child with a successful turn out?

Outcome of TA: TA is an uncommon, congenital heart defect usually diagnosed before birth. After birth infants usually require urgent medical intervention (IV medication) and surgery soon after. The long term management includes at least 2 additional operations (Fontan procedure).Children with successful Fontan may have good(but not normal) quality of life ...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 is the tricuspid atresia?

Tricuspid atresia: read this: http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/t/tricuspid-atresia?_vsrefdom=TricuspidAtresia&gclid=Cj0KEQiAkdajBRCJ_7_j6sCck7wBEiQAppb2i0QI5C2d1wkS4Obu2m1LZlsCF7tEflJrx-VoORfHi58aAr298P8HAQ

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Anyone survive tricuspid atresia?

Anyone survive tricuspid atresia?

Yes...: Tricuspid atresia is a congenital problem of the tricuspid valve, the inflow valve to the right ventricle. With this valve issue the right ventricle doesn't usually form normally. In the first week of life it will be established if the lungs are getting an appropriate amount of flow. Kids usually have 2 or 3 surgeries to in the first four years of life. Surgeries include the glenn and fontan. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about tricuspid atresia?

Can you tell me about tricuspid atresia?

Congenital heart dis: Tricuspid atresia is a serious congenital heart defect. The tricuspid valve connects the right atrium, which receives blood from the body, to the right ventricle, which pumps to the lungs. This can be diagnosed by prenatal ultrasound. Early therapy can be life-saving, but typically three palliative surgeries are required for long-term survival. Surgery creates reliable blood flow to the lungs. ...Read more

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What syndrome has hypoplastic ventricle, pulmonary and tricuspid atresia?

What syndrome has hypoplastic ventricle, pulmonary and tricuspid atresia?

Variable: Could be a dorv double outlet right ventricle which can incorporate the defects mentioned. ...Read more

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I have tricuspid valve artesia, and have a pacemaker. i have been smoking marijuana for 3 years, what are my health risk.

I have tricuspid valve artesia, and have a pacemaker. i have been smoking marijuana for 3 years, what are my health risk.

No one knows.: You do have some risk from the atresia of the valve, and recently a new.study suggests that there is an increased risk of myocardial infarction (heart attacks) in people who smoke marijuana regularly. Since that study has not yet been duplicated, I don't know what to make of it, but it is something to consider. You might consider cutting back on the marijuana some until the issue is sorted out. ...Read more

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I am 34 y/o and 4 foot 9 inches female i weight 134 lbs history of tricuspid regurgitation and asd repair as a infant. Having chest pain, heaviness, left arm aching pain and heart palpatations . Please help !?

I am 34 y/o and 4 foot 9 inches female i weight 134 lbs history of tricuspid regurgitation and asd repair as a infant. Having chest pain, heaviness, left arm aching pain and heart palpatations . Please help !?

Get Help: Serious issues can develop after hear surgery. Your palpitations are concerning for an abnormal heart rhythm. You should follow-up for life with a cardiologist specifically trained in adult congenital cardiology. Nationwide children's hosp and the cleveland clinic have such cardiologists. Your symptoms are concerning, so please see a cardiologist soon. ...Read more

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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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If my boyfriend had an esophageal atresia what are the chances my child will too?

If my boyfriend had an esophageal atresia what are the chances my child will too?

Depends: Roughly half of the esophageal atresia cases with or without te fistula (lung attachment) occur in isolation with polygenic influence.(little recurrence risk) the others occur with other defects in heart, kidney, bone or other areas. Genetic microarray studies have shown chromasomal micro-deletions in these more complex cases.(more recurrence risk) prenatal genetic counseling can define your risk. ...Read more

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What is the outlook for a child diagnosed with pulmonary atresia (pa)?

What is the outlook for a child diagnosed with pulmonary atresia (pa)?

Fairly good: They will require surgery as an infant to establish pulmonary blood flow. At some point a pulmonary valve replacement will be needed. Patients have some limitations on strenuous activity, but attend school, can work and have children. ...Read more

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Can you wait for a few weeks before having surgery for your child's intestinal atresia?

Can you wait for a few weeks before having surgery for your child's intestinal atresia?

No: True intestinal atresia, that is bowel that is discontinuous requires urgent operation. There are some circumstances such as following gastroschisis repair after which the diagnosis may be suspected but not confirmed. In that case surgery can be delayed until the diagnosis is clear. ...Read more

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