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Congenital heart defects

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Congenital heart defects

Congenital heart defect (CHD) or congenital heart anomaly is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels that is present at birth

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How did this happen? | Heart Centre for Children

When parents first discover that their baby or child has a heart abnormality, it is common to ask, Why has this happened? and How can I stop this from happening again?

Read more on Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website

Heart Conditions | Heart Centre for Children

More information about some heart conditions that affect babies and children.

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Tetralogy of Fallot

An overview of the heart condition Tetralogy of Fallot.

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Noonan syndrome

Noonan syndrome is a genetic condition that usually includes heart abnormalities and characteristic facial features. About one third of affected children have mild intellectual disability. Noonan syndrome varies from relatively mild to severe. In some cases, the physical characteristics are so subtle that the child doesn’t look noticeably different.

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus in the Premature Infant | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

An overview of the congenital heart condition Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

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For Families | Heart Centre for Children

Information for families of children diagnosed with congenital heart disease, including information about heart conditions, tests and procedures, surgery and support available.

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Septal Defects | Heart Centre for Children

Information about Septal Defects including ASD, VSD, Atrioventricular Septal Defect and other holes in the heart.

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Childhood Heart Disease Heart Centre for Children

The Heart Centre for Children is based at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney.

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