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If people have a baby that had PDA sugery is there a risk of having another?
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Dr. Amr Azim
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Depends
1. If only PDA and baby was preterm and no other heart abnormalities then likely no.
2. If associated with other heart abnormalities there is a recurrence risk of 5% or less. 3. Sometimes congenital heart disease is due to a deletion in chromosome 22 but this could be tested.

In brief: Depends
1. If only PDA and baby was preterm and no other heart abnormalities then likely no.
2. If associated with other heart abnormalities there is a recurrence risk of 5% or less. 3. Sometimes congenital heart disease is due to a deletion in chromosome 22 but this could be tested.
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Dr. Matthias Peuster
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Slightly higher risk
If you have a child with a PDA there is a slightly increased risk in another child for having a pda.
We can close pda's safely with a catheter procedure. Pda's in prematurely infants are not likely to be closed by transcatheter techniques.

In brief: Slightly higher risk
If you have a child with a PDA there is a slightly increased risk in another child for having a pda.
We can close pda's safely with a catheter procedure. Pda's in prematurely infants are not likely to be closed by transcatheter techniques.
Dr. Matthias Peuster
Dr. Matthias Peuster
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