Pediatric Heart Forum

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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My 12 day old baby is diagnosed with 5mm perimembranous VSD (medium ). Though he is not showing any symptoms now, doctors have advised us...
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Are there cardiac manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis that are not audible on a stethoscope. I've been diagnosed with the condition, h...
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Hello,I am from Bangladesh. My son has cardiology problem. At the age of 1 month 1week,we found through Echocardiography that "A small AS...
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hi doc, pls help to ease my worry. my baby diagnosed with PMVSD measuring 4-5mm, left to right shunt. her birth weight is 3.3kg and she's...
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My one month old son was suffering from 3mm OSTIUM SECUNDUM ASD. The consulted doctor said that it will get close automatically when the ...
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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 had a difficult rec...
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Hi! My daughter was diagnosed with Ventricular Septal Defect that is perimembrous. The location based on the sketch is at the end of the...
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Dr. Boris: Our 16 year old daughter has been having symptoms since school started. We just thought it was her hypoglycemia acting up an...
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Among the Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), which one is the worse - which affects the person with more com...
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Hi, My son is 14 months old and was diagnosed with a subaortic VSD hole in his heart. I would like to know the implications of this hol...
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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 OHS (failure to thr...
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My 5 year old son was born with a bicuspid aorta valve. From there he developed aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitation, and his aorta b...
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Dear Dr Last year i posted question & as per ur guess my cardiologist also tell me that if vsd is size is very small so that we can wait...
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Dr. Boris, Is a Hyperadrenergic POTS patient treated by a cardiologist or is there another specialist that treat this specific POTS.
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We were recently told that my 9 year old son has a "silent" murmur. I understand that there really isn't a silent murmur, but the doctor...
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I've posted here before and gained much from your valuable advice. I have one more question I hope you'll patiently answer. Some backgr...
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Dear doctor My daughter is now 1yr 4months old and weigh around 10kg.at the time of her birth(3months ) she was identified with a vsd ...
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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 bad is it? What cau...
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my 7month old baby had junctional ectopic beats detected incidentally. she is asymptomatic. but on 2decho she has 6mm PFO and septal aneu...
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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 5:1 and small asd l...
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