Congenital Heart Disease Diagnosis & Treatment

congenital heart disease diagnosis
Due to congenital heart defects, there may be a change in the normal blood flow through the heart. These defects are of many types which can range from simple defects with no occurrence of symptoms to complex defects with the occurrence of severe symptoms that can be life threatening. The most common type of birth defects are the congenital heart defects. These defects occur in 8 out of every 1,000 newborns. Simple defects doesn't require treatment or can be easily fixed. But a proper congenital...

Congenital Heart Disease – Causes & Symptoms

congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease is a defect in the structure of your heart which is present at the time of your birth. The defect can be a small hole or something more serious. But most of the defects can be treated with surgery. The defects may be present in the valves of the heart, walls of the heart or arteries & veins near the heart disrupting the normal flow of blood through the heart. As a result, the blood flow will get affected like it may slow down, go to the wrong place or in the wrong di...