When Kids Require Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects

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There are a variety of congenital heart conditions kids may face. Early diagnosis is key, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that a medical intervention must occur in the first weeks of a child’s life.

Dr. Stephanie Fuller, a cardiothoracic surgeons in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), talks about what you can expect if your child needs surgery for a congenital heart defect in this article from U.S. News & World Report.

Contact: Natalie Solimeo, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 267-426-6246 or solimeon@chop.edu