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What is the best? Treatment for congenital heart defects or "holes in heart"?

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Dr. Matthias Peuster
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Best treatment is ..

Tailored to the individual, therefore you have to know the details like location, size and other factors to decide which type of catheter intervention or surgery should be done.

In brief: Best treatment is ..

Tailored to the individual, therefore you have to know the details like location, size and other factors to decide which type of catheter intervention or surgery should be done.
Dr. Matthias Peuster
Dr. Matthias Peuster
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Dr. Helaine Levine
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends on where

Holes in the heart are defects in the walls separating the upper chambers or lower chambers.
Some will close on their own, some will stay open but are not associated with pathology and some need surgical correction.

In brief: Depends on where

Holes in the heart are defects in the walls separating the upper chambers or lower chambers.
Some will close on their own, some will stay open but are not associated with pathology and some need surgical correction.
Dr. Helaine Levine
Dr. Helaine Levine
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