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Can you explain hypoplastic left heart syndrome?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Complex heart defect

2-6% recurrence risk with 1-2 prior affected siblings and up to 25% risk with rare familial autosomal recessive forms - both point to genetic underpinnings for hlhs.
The pathological changes center around severe aortic and mitral valve stenoses and hypoplasia/interruption of the aortic arch.

In brief: Complex heart defect

2-6% recurrence risk with 1-2 prior affected siblings and up to 25% risk with rare familial autosomal recessive forms - both point to genetic underpinnings for hlhs.
The pathological changes center around severe aortic and mitral valve stenoses and hypoplasia/interruption of the aortic arch.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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