Where can I get information on fetal heart defects fast?

UpToDate, OMIM. Pubmed' omim (online mendelian inheritance in man) and the online medical resource uptodate can provide information to some extent. Consult with a pediatric cardiologist for more details.

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What are the causes fetal heart defects?

Multifactorial. Genetic, metabolic, infectious and environmental causes can lead to cardiac birth defects. Taking Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily for your reproductive life (18-50) can prevent 75% of those defects. Read more...
Many causes. Unfortunately, there is no one specific cause. We currently state the cause is multifactorial. There are some gene defects which cause fetal heart defects, but other defects are caused by multiple factors. Please discuss this with your doctor if you are concerned about potential fetal heart defects. Read more...

Can people with? Congenital heart defects? Get tattoos?

Depends on condition. The healing process after a tattoo may be a bit long & complicated if you have a complex chd with a low baseliine oxygen saturation (<92%). If your chd has been repaired or fixed well enough that you have a normal baselone o2, >94% , i don't see any problems. Read more...

I have three heart defects, what would be my average life expectancy?

Varaiable. The answer to this question depends on what the three defects are, the individual severity of each of those defects, the treatments that have been provided, and the relative success of those treatments. It is possible to have three defects and have a normal lifespan, or it is possible that lifespan could be severely affected. Read more...

I have heart defects. Would wearing the shoulder part of the seatbelt be dangerous?

No. Shouldn't be dangerous. Much safer than not wearing it in case of accident. Now if case you have absent chest wall segment or some sort of weakness then consult with your doctor. Read more...
Unlikely. I am not aware that wearing a seatbelt shoulder strap is particularly dangerous for any type of heart defect, but without knowing your exact type of heart defect, i cannot answer your question unequivocally. Read more...
No. The shoulder strap is designed to add the inflated lungs as a cushion to help disperse the tremendous forces otherwise placed on the lap belt. Heart defects make you no more or less in need of this safety feature. Read more...

I think my child may have congenital heart defects. What would that mean?

A number of things. The prognosis for children with congenital heart defects really depends on the exact nature of the defect. Some are easily correctable by surgery, some don't need surgery at all and others need a series of more complicated surgeries. In any case keeping in close contact with your pediatrician and cardiologist is very important. Good nutrition will help your child heal well. Read more...
Depends.. Congenital heart disease covers a wide range from life-threatening to benign. Start with your pediatrician, who can refer you to a pediatric cardiologist, who can make the right diagnosis, and advise you about prognosis and treatment. Read more...

I was wondering what are heart defects that include the aorta arising from the right ventricle?

Several. The two most common heart defects that include the aorta arising from the right ventricle are (1) transposition of the great arteries (tga) and (2) double outlet right ventricle (dorv). Read more...

What do I need to tell my fiance about my future health? I have congenital heart defects.

Depends: Your prognosis depends on the type of heart defect you have and the degree to which it was corrected. Since you are likely to have a scar on your chest if you had surgical repair, i suggest telling sooner rather than later. Read more...
Depends on what type. Congenital heart disease comes in many flavors from minor to serious heart problems. Discuss the specifics of your disease with your heart doctor, typical conversations with a loved on would include discussions of your ongoing health including possibly needing further surgery, and your plans for contraception or children, which you may be advised against having. See http://www.Achaheart.Org. Read more...

Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how congenital heart defects will affect my child's overall health.?

Depends... ...On what the disease is. Some are devastating, some are surgically correctable, and some get better without treatment and have no effect on longevity or health. Read more...
Depends... ...On what the disease is. Some are devastating, some are surgically correctable, and some get better without treatment and have no effect on longevity or health. Read more...