Pediatric Heart Expert Forum
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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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By Newmom411
I'm worried. My baby is 9 mo old and was born with a moderate vsd and asd/pfo. My baby has been seeing cardiologist ...
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By Doodas_mum
I have a 3 month old son who has a lot of complications. The doctors don't know what happened to him at all, they sai...
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By IrinaBiffi
Dear Doctor Borris: My 14 year old daughter was recently diagnosed after 9 months of a number of tests!!! She was pla...
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oldieDec 29, 2013
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 29, 2013
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By Golfmom0322
My 13 year old son's blood pressure has always been low for him at 90/60 and pulse of 70. He was always in great sha...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 24, 2013
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By scaredcanadian1961
My son had a holter and it showed 48 PVC's and 3 PAC's. He is 18 and very worried about all these strange sensations...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 19, 2013
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By KrisG72
My son is 14 years old and has never had any medical problems. At basketball practice, before it started, he felt li...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 16, 2013
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By Ethylique
Hello, I'm a 17 year old male. I had my exams last week, during which I drank a lot of coffee, about 3 or 4 espressos...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Feb 21, 2013
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Feb 18, 2013
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By lisaob1 Blank
what are the concerns in an infant with an enlarged heart with an asd..and a pda...and a vsd?
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 10, 2013
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By sparten368
Hello, My name is Liam and I am 16 years old. Recently i was diagnosed with SVT. We do not know what type of SVT it ...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 10, 2013
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By mayu492
My baby boy who born on 06th april 2013, has been diagnosed by ECHO that he has 5mm VSD with left to right shunt with...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 10, 2013
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By carlita7
Could you please tell me if this sounds like Right PA could be stented? Main pulmonary artery is normal in appearanc...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 10, 2013
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By samyog
My son is 9 years old.After studying of recent echo report,doctor decided to go for open heart surgery.Please sugges...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Dec 10, 2013
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By chrissy212
My 21 yr old son keeps having thes episodes....starts sweating, pupils dilate, skin turns gray, lips blue, slurred sp...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 03, 2013
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By sunny0033
My daughter is only 40 days older and docs found 3-3.5 mm perimembranus vsd . they said it ll be cured itself by age ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 03, 2013
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By aki702
can my 4month baby boy recover from DCM heart disease . and plz tell me the treatment
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Dec 03, 2013
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By lnmw3021
When I was 12, I was diagnosed with sinus tachycardia.. After two ER trips, cardiologist, and heart monitor I was giv...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 19, 2013
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By vjay108
Hi Sir, My son, who is 45 days old Today is having problem : ACHD : SMALL OS ASD WITH LT TO RT SHUNT of 0.41CM....
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 14, 2013
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By meshel91
My daughter was born with SVT and we were told she out grew it. She is almost 15 and this last month she said her che...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Nov 10, 2013
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Nov 09, 2013
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By brahmiii
MITRAL VALVE : NORMAL Aortic Valve :Normal TRICUSPID VALVE ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Sep 03, 2013
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By engr_Shawon Blank
Hello,I am from Bangladesh. My son has cardiology problem. At the age of 1 month 1week,we found through Echocardiogra...
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