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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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 30, 2012
macca61Nov 27, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 27, 2012
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Hi My 15 yr old son has had 2 blackouts unknown cause, he had a loop recorder implanted in july he has frequent epi...
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Lori484Nov 29, 2012
Marie M Gleason, M.D. Nov 29, 2012
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By Lori484 Blank
My 4 year old (5 in a few days) complained two days ago about her heart beating fast. She also said her belly "hurt"...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 27, 2012
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By EmilyEH Blank
Hi all, I am new to this site and to cardiology issues but looking for some answers. My daughter is 13weeks old a...
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rajasekhar11Nov 23, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 22, 2012
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By rajasekhar11 Blank
Hi, First of all thanks and a lot for all the experts spending their valuable time in answering the questions ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Nov 18, 2012
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By kettlerj Blank
My 18 month old son was recently diagnosed with Poland's Syndrome. We were told there may be other anomalies associa...
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threeandahalfNov 08, 2012
Marie M Gleason, M.D. Sep 20, 2012
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By threeandahalf Blank
I posted last year about my sons dilated ascending aorta (it was 2.6cm at the time), as well as root and annulus. He...
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shileshNov 03, 2012
Marie M Gleason, M.D. Nov 03, 2012
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By shilesh Blank
Hi am 30 year old, recently during routine check up using 2D echo for heart found that i have an ASD from left to rig...
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MostafafathiOct 19, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 18, 2012
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 12, 2012
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By Mostafafathi Blank
My son has diagnosed with D-Tga during routine fetal echo which means that the arteries is switched and the ventricle...
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Marie M Gleason, M.D. Oct 17, 2012
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By bzdk Blank
Hi All, My son was born with scVSD(Subconal ventricular septal defect, 5.1mm).Now He is six months and doing grea...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 16, 2012
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 12, 2012
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Dear dr, I had a fetal Echo three days ago which found a small To moderate sized vsd. I had the echo due to medicin...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 11, 2012
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 04, 2012
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By tam789 Blank
My two year old daughter was born with TGA, ASD, VSD and pulmonary stenosis. I am now pregnant with my second child a...
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MarielaD245Oct 12, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 12, 2012
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Dear Doctor, My child has a 5 mm vsd perimembranous, we have known since birth. We have brought her to cardiologist ...
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grendsloriOct 12, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 08, 2012
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 04, 2012
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I wanted to post this to both of you in the hopes of helping a child that you may see presently or in the future. My ...
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almarhoonOct 08, 2012
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 08, 2012
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My son had 4 mm of VSD has been discoverd by doctor ECHO on the fisrst month ( 20 days )doctor not advise us for surg...
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potpourri0710Oct 07, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 08, 2012
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my daughter was diagnosed with a 3mm vsd when she was born (she was born on due date). she has had scans from birth t...
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rjthkidsOct 04, 2012
Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Oct 04, 2012
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My three month old daughter has multiple congenital anomalies, including heterotaxy. She spent the 1st 10 weeks of he...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Sep 28, 2012
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By chemaine696 Blank
i ave recently found out my son has dextoardia durng pregnancy i had extra scans and thougt the purpose of theese wa ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Sep 28, 2012
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By bobby480 Blank
Our daycare provider told us yesterday as we arrived that our daughter who is a twin, turned blueish/purplish around ...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Sep 27, 2012
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Sep 25, 2012
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By mshanson Blank
Our son is 5. He's always had a history of complaining that he can't swallow certain foods (meats like pork chop, roa...
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Jeffrey R Boris, M.D. Sep 27, 2012
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By mavaldez001 Blank
My grandson is 4 years old now. He's had 2 valve replacements, g-tube fed, had fundoplication procedure to aspiration...
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