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Subaortic membrane
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Subaortic membrane

Grandchild has already had two open heart surgeries. One for removal of subaortic membrane at Vanderbilt. This was five years ago. Now it has grown back worse than before. They want to do another open heart surgery this summer. Looking for alternatives to open heart surgery, less invasive.
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Unfortunately there are no non-invasive treatments for significant subaortic membranes except surgery.
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