Inpatient Pathway for the Evaluation/Treatment of the Newborn with TGA

Post Discharge Management

GOAL
1st Visit
7-10 Days Post Discharge
  • VS, PE, weight check
  • Testing
  • CXR
  • Indications for ECHO
  • No ECHO as long as ECHO prior to discharge was reassuring
  • Medications
  • Lasix discontinued
  • Feeding
  • (feeding issues-cardiac nutritionist/feeding clinic-likely would have been done prior to discharge)
2nd Visit
2 Months Post Discharge
  • EKG
  • ECHO only if murmur or prior dysfunction/concerns
  • Referral for Neuro-Cardiac Care Program (NCCP) if not done prior to discharge
3rd Visit
6 Months Post Discharge
  • EKG
  • ECHO
4th Visit
1 Year
  • ECHO
Annual Visits thereafter  
If competitive athlete
10-12 Years of Age (or all?)
Exercise test with perfusion imaging

Same categories for all visits