Tag Archive: congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease is the most common type of birth defect occurring in about one in 100 live births. A congenital heart defect is a problem with the heart’s structure and may involve the walls of the heart, the valves of the heart and/or the arteries and veins leading to and from the heart. Defects range from conditions that show little to no visible symptoms in a child’s life to complex... View Article
One of NICU doctors heart a murmur in Sonny’s heart. When our Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team further assessed Sonny, they diagnosed him with aortic coarctation – a form of congenital heart disease. Dr. Thomas Yeh performed life-saving surgery and the Heart Center team will continue to follow Sonny to ensure a bright and healthy future.
Diagnosed at just over a week old, little Henry had four different heart problems. Dr. Scott Gullquist, Dr. Thomas Yeh and our entire Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team worked with his family to develop a plan for surgery. Now Henry and his family are preparing for a long, healthy life ahead.