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Are there any non-surgical methods for correcting a single ventricle?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

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In brief: No

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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

There are no nonsurgical methods.
Even with surgery the defect cannot be repaired. The circulation can be redirected to separate the blood flow to the body and the lung as is the case for normal hearts, but the patient still has only one pumping chamber (ventricle), rather than two.

In brief: No

There are no nonsurgical methods.
Even with surgery the defect cannot be repaired. The circulation can be redirected to separate the blood flow to the body and the lung as is the case for normal hearts, but the patient still has only one pumping chamber (ventricle), rather than two.
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