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Are congenital heart defects usually deadly?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

In fact, most babies with congenital heart disease are expected to reach adulthood.
Some of the more severe lesions have up to a 30% mortality in the first year, however these are less common than the more treatable defects.

In brief: No

In fact, most babies with congenital heart disease are expected to reach adulthood.
Some of the more severe lesions have up to a 30% mortality in the first year, however these are less common than the more treatable defects.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Frequently not usual

Some congenital cardiac defects can be lethal - but most are not.

In brief: Frequently not usual

Some congenital cardiac defects can be lethal - but most are not.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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