Heart Disease Community
Baby with TOF
About This Community:

Join others with Heart Disease and get guidance and support. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Baby with TOF

We may be able to adopt a one year old baby girl with CHD - TOF.  She has not had any surgeries yet.  What are her chances of survival?  We do not yet have her detailed medical history but it may not give us many clues anyway because of the county where she is living.  She looks healthy and does not seem "blue" in her photos.  She has managed to survive a year in an orphanage.  I would think that would give some indication to her strength.  How many surgeries is she likely to have in the first few years of life.  If these kids survive, do these they do well in life or are they comprimised?  

Any comments would be greatly appreciated,
mommy  
Related Discussions
Avatar f tn
The best way to get some of your questions answered is to write on the PEDIATRIC cardiology forum or on the DOCTOR's forum for Pediatric Heart. Another thing you might consider doing is to make an appointment with a local pediatric cardiologist where you live and who would be the doctor you would be seeing if you chose to adopt this wonderful little girl.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar universal
Blank
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Netherlands
Avatar universal
Blank
Ireland
Avatar universal
Blank
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar universal
Blank
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Netherlands
Avatar universal
Blank
Ireland
Avatar universal
Blank
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank