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Treatment depends on the specific condition. Some congenital heart diseases can be treated with medication alone, while others require one or more surgeries.
How well a patient does depends on the specific defect.
Complications depend on the specific condition and treatment.
Call your health care provider if you suspect that your child has a heart problem.
Zipes DP, Libby P, Bonow RO, Braunwald E, eds. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 8th ed. St. Louis, Mo; WB Saunders; 2007.
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