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How long is the recovery for a baby with transposition of the great vessels?
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Dr. Jon Spiers
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: It varies
Recovery from any surgery is very individualized - some kids recover in a matter of weeks, while others take several months.
The best gauge for a child's recovery is a good assessment by their personal physician. The internet is not the best place to get answers - always remember to talk to your doctor.

In brief: It varies
Recovery from any surgery is very individualized - some kids recover in a matter of weeks, while others take several months.
The best gauge for a child's recovery is a good assessment by their personal physician. The internet is not the best place to get answers - always remember to talk to your doctor.
Dr. Jon Spiers
Dr. Jon Spiers
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: 6 weeks
The most common type of transposition of the great vessels (also known as transposition of the great arteries) is d-transposition or d-tga.
Infants with d-tga only are usually discharged from the hospital less than one week following surgery. The often require medication for a few weeks after surgery. The breast bone, which is divided to perform the surgery, fully heals in 6 weeks.

In brief: 6 weeks
The most common type of transposition of the great vessels (also known as transposition of the great arteries) is d-transposition or d-tga.
Infants with d-tga only are usually discharged from the hospital less than one week following surgery. The often require medication for a few weeks after surgery. The breast bone, which is divided to perform the surgery, fully heals in 6 weeks.
Dr. William Scott
Dr. William Scott
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