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How can a baby be tested to see if he has a normal heart?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: With EKG and cardiac
Ultrasound.

In brief: With EKG and cardiac
Ultrasound.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Why ?
Blue baby (bad) defects are evident soon after birth.
Others can be sorted out by exam, ultrasound, or other tests. Nurseries are now routinely checking blood oxygen content as a general screening tool but further testing is reserved for those presenting a reason for the extra attention.Sometimes a prenatal ultrasound can pick up on some defects.

In brief: Why ?
Blue baby (bad) defects are evident soon after birth.
Others can be sorted out by exam, ultrasound, or other tests. Nurseries are now routinely checking blood oxygen content as a general screening tool but further testing is reserved for those presenting a reason for the extra attention.Sometimes a prenatal ultrasound can pick up on some defects.
Dr. James Ferguson
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