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Questions in this forum are answered by pediatric cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and anesthesiologists from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This forum is for questions and support about pediatric heart problems, symptoms and topics such as heart murmurs, palpitations, fainting, chest pain, congenital heart defects (including management and intervention), fetal cardiology, adult congenital cardiology, arrhythmias and pre-participation athletic screening.

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cole2246Dec 19, 2009
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 19, 2009
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By cole2246 Blank
My son is now an active 4 1/2 y/o with TOF, absent pulmonary valve syndrome. He had his repair at 5 weeks of age and ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Apr 12, 2011
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By liapadilla Blank
Hi! My daughter was diagnosed with Ventricular Septal Defect that is perimembrous. The location based on the sketch ...
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wootsie143Dec 14, 2011
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 14, 2011
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By wootsie143 Blank
Dr. Boris: Our 16 year old daughter has been having symptoms since school started. We just thought it was her hypog...
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bindugopikaJan 01, 2013
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 30, 2012
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By 9krishijones Blank
Among the Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), which one is the worse - which affects the ...
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Jafar1Nov 17, 2014
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 16, 2010
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By ambhika Blank
Hi, My son is 14 months old and was diagnosed with a subaortic VSD hole in his heart. I would like to know the impl...
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allieee123444555Oct 11, 2014
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 06, 2014
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By PoppieMae Blank
Hi there. My 8 month old daughter has a large VSD and a small ASD. We are due to meet with the surgeon next month for...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Apr 24, 2014
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By Gavinsmomma Blank
My 5 year old son was born with a bicuspid aorta valve. From there he developed aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitat...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 22, 2014
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By rishabh1234 Blank
Dear Dr Last year i posted question & as per ur guess my cardiologist also tell me that if vsd is size is very small...
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DadOfPOTSsonJul 03, 2014
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 04, 2014
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 02, 2014
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By DadOfPOTSson Blank
Dr. Boris, Is a Hyperadrenergic POTS patient treated by a cardiologist or is there another specialist that treat thi...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Jun 23, 2014
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By hkongar Blank
We were recently told that my 9 year old son has a "silent" murmur. I understand that there really isn't a silent mu...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Jun 23, 2014
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By threeandahalf Blank
I've posted here before and gained much from your valuable advice. I have one more question I hope you'll patiently ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Jun 13, 2014
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By chitravarshini Blank
Dear doctor My daughter is now 1yr 4months old and weigh around 10kg.at the time of her birth(3months ) she was id...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Jun 13, 2014
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By brinarose15 Blank
They told me it looks like she has an enlarged heart .I have to see a specialist in 2 weeks. What does that mean? How...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Jun 13, 2014
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By ajaygp Blank
my 7month old baby had junctional ectopic beats detected incidentally. she is asymptomatic. but on 2decho she has 6mm...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Jun 10, 2014
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By chitravarshini Blank
Dear doctor My daughter is now 1yr 4 months old.She was discovered with a vsd of 0.6cm (large inlet vsd l to r stent...
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shelleybirdMay 22, 2014
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 22, 2014
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By shelleybird Blank
My 4 yo granddaughter has already had three surgeries on her heart and the last one the doctors said if her mapcas di...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. May 15, 2014
Preemie12May 13, 2014
Marie M Gleason, M.D. May 07, 2014
Preemie12May 05, 2014
Marie M Gleason, M.D. May 01, 2014
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By Preemie12 Blank
My son was born prematurely (31 weeks) and is now 2Y11M. He has had a VSD since birth, with approximate size 4-5mm. R...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 13, 2014
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By Kittycat_1971 Blank
Hello. My 10 year old son was screened at a free heart screening for student athletes in my area. I went in there t...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 06, 2014
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By stephygirl09 Blank
So.. last week I had an appointment with my DR they listened to the heartbeat with the doppler and she said that she ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. May 02, 2014
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Apr 08, 2014
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By Mitomomof2 Blank
My daughter is 6 years old and diagnosed with Complex I defect Mitochondrial disease. She has a history of severe GI...
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