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Congenital heart disease in babies: types, symptoms and treatment


Congenital heart diseases are a series of anomalies or diseases that affect the heart and that occur during the embryonic period, that is, during the development of the baby within the mother's womb.

About 8 out of every 1,000 newborn babies have congenital heart disease. They are so many and so different that they are classified as shunts, obstructive lesions, and cyanotic congenital heart disease. Their number is so great that the symptoms are different in each baby. Some of these heart diseases do not cause any severe disorder and do not need to be treated, and others require hospitalization and surgery.

Detection and treatment of congenital heart disease in infants have advanced so much that today there is a survival rate in adulthood of more than 80%. On our site we want to offer you all the information you need to learn more about heart disease in infants and children.

What is a congenital heart disease in babies. On our site we tell you what a congenital heart disease is in babies. About 1 in 100 babies is born with a heart problem, called congenital heart disease. These affected babies can present symptoms from the first days of life. We explain what are the symptoms of heart disease in babies and children.

February 14th. World Congenital Heart Disease Day. In an interview on our site, the Menudos Corazones Foundation explains to us the activities that take place on February 14, World Day for Congenital Heart Disease. In this video, the foundation tells us about the treatments carried out for congenital heart disease.

Treatment for children with heart disease. The Director of the 'Menudos Corazones' Foundation, Amaya Sáez, explains to us the treatments and life expectancies of children and babies with congenital heart disease. The latest medical advances for the treatment of congenital heart disease are responsible for the life expectancy of these children has reached 85 percent.

All about heart disease in childhood. What is congenital heart disease in babies, we tell you on our site According to the Spanish Heart Foundation and the Spanish Society of Cardiology, the most common congenital heart diseases in babies and children are interventricular communication (VSD), tetralogy of Fallot and interatrial communication (ASD).

Medical advances in congenital heart disease. 'Mendos Corazones' Foundation, cardiology problems. Medical advances in the treatment and diagnosis of congenital heart disease in children and babies. The latest medical advances for the treatment of congenital heart disease are responsible for the increased life expectancy of these children

Overprotection of children with heart disease. The Director of the 'Menudos Corazones' Foundation explains to us the overprotection of children and babies with congenital heart disease. The latest medical advances for the treatment of congenital heart disease are responsible for the increased life expectancy.

What heart diseases can a child inherit. We explain what type of heart disease a child can inherit. In fact, many parents ask themselves this question: Heart disease: is it hereditary? Does congenital heart disease have something to do with it? To answer this question, we focus on the different types of heart disease that can occur in childhood.

Children with heart problems. Amaya Sáez, director of the Menudos Corazones Foundation, tells us about the latest medical advances for the treatment of congenital heart disease in babies and children. The life expectancy of these children has reached 85 percent. Everything you need to know about congenital heart disease and children with heart problems.

What is a heart murmur. 'Menudos Corazones' Foundation, educational video that explains what it means to have a heart murmur and the differences with a cardiac arrhythmia. The latest medical advances for the treatment of congenital heart disease are responsible for the increased life expectancy of these children

How is a heart murmur diagnosed? The murmur in the heart of a child. The murmur is heard when the child is listened to with a stethoscope, which is supported in different areas of the chest, while the heart beats. Heart murmurs can be heard in babies, older children, or teenagers.

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