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How do doctors diagnose if my child has a single ventricle?

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Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Echocardiography

Looking directly at your child's heart with an echocardiogram is a safe, inexpensive and very reliable way of determining if your child has a single ventricle.
Physical exam, ecg, chest x-ray and your child's blood oxygen content may make the doctor suspect significant heart disease but echo will allow him to confirm it.

In brief: Echocardiography

Looking directly at your child's heart with an echocardiogram is a safe, inexpensive and very reliable way of determining if your child has a single ventricle.
Physical exam, ecg, chest x-ray and your child's blood oxygen content may make the doctor suspect significant heart disease but echo will allow him to confirm it.
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Echocardiogram

If a heart defect is suspected then referral to a cardiologist and echocardiogram (ultrasound) of the hear would be the first step.

In brief: Echocardiogram

If a heart defect is suspected then referral to a cardiologist and echocardiogram (ultrasound) of the hear would be the first step.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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