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I m 32wk pg with corrective TOF. Nw I have SOB & echo shows, rt. Sided volume overload with mild aortic regurgitation. Wht should I do for delivery?

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Dr. Alan Heldman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Pregnancy & heart

Even corrected, Tetralogy of Fallot & related congenital heart conditions can cause right heart problems.
Pregnancy and delivery place unaccustomed stress on the heart, w/ markedly increased circulating blood volume. For your pregnancy & delivery you should absolutely receive care in a center with "high risk" obstetrics specialists and experts in congenital heart disease. Super important! Go now!

In brief: Pregnancy & heart

Even corrected, Tetralogy of Fallot & related congenital heart conditions can cause right heart problems.
Pregnancy and delivery place unaccustomed stress on the heart, w/ markedly increased circulating blood volume. For your pregnancy & delivery you should absolutely receive care in a center with "high risk" obstetrics specialists and experts in congenital heart disease. Super important! Go now!
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