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Some common congenital heart defects include Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) and Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA).
Chloe was born on August 30, 2004, and lost her short battle with a congenital heart defect known as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), on September 3, 2004.
But there are now more than 20 years of data that point toward a larger role for folic acid in preventing common, and in some cases devastating, congenital heart defects.
An examination revealed that the baby had a case of congenital heart defect which could be corrected through surgery.
Dmitriy Gorbunov said, The remaining 80% (of infants with a congenital heart defect who cannot get a surgery in Kazakhstan) either die or go abroad.
Two previous studies suggested that maternal exposure to benzene could increase congenital heart defects and neural tube defects.
March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first post-FDA approval study of a non-surgically implanted replacement pulmonary valve showed strong short- and mid-term results for the device in patients with certain congenital heart defects, according to research presented by a U-M pediatric interventional cardiologist at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session Sunday.
Sean, who was born with a congenital heart defect, died in March 2012 from a brain haemorrhage after previously suffering a cardiac arrest - six weeks after he underwent vital corrective heart surgery.
The organization's vision is to reach out to every family with a child born with a Congenital Heart Defect, and put smiles on their faces with each cake they donate.
Babies with a critical congenital heart defect (CCHD) are at significant risk of disability or death if their condition is not diagnosed soon after birth.
TV3's Elaine Crowley could need a pacemaker after doctors found she has a congenital heart defect.
Eighty-five percent of infants with any kind of congenital heart defect now survive long-term, but there is little information on adult patients, and most studies have been limited to a single center, individual states, or national registry data, Dr.

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