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What is done for a baby with a patent foramen ovale?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Usually nothing

If asymptomatic usually nothing is done.
One should have regular cardiology follow up until cleared permanently by your cardiologist.

In brief: Usually nothing

If asymptomatic usually nothing is done.
One should have regular cardiology follow up until cleared permanently by your cardiologist.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Patience

In early infancy a pfo is often simply monitored.
Over time it may correct itself during normal growth.

In brief: Patience

In early infancy a pfo is often simply monitored.
Over time it may correct itself during normal growth.
Dr. James Ferguson
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