Jayne Barr, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

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Adult congenital heart disease

I. Problem/Condition. Congenital heart disease (CHD) occurs in approximately 3-5 out of every 100 live births. Due to advances in pediatric cardiac surgery, there is now an increasing number of adults who have had surgery as infants or children. Over 85% of children with congenital heart disease survive to adulthood. There are estimated to be…

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