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  • Fetal Echocardiogram for Parents


    A fetal echocardiogram (also called a fetal echo) uses sound waves to create pictures of an unborn baby's heart.

  • Truncus Arteriosus for Parents


    Truncus arteriosus is a heart defect that happens when a child is born with one large artery instead of two separate arteries.

  • Single Ventricle Defects for Parents


    Usually, a heart has two working ventricles (pumping chambers). Having a single ventricle means that only one of the two ventricles works well enough to pump blood.

  • Fetal Lung Mass for Parents


    A fetal lung mass is an unusual lump that grows inside or next to an unborn baby’s lung. Some are treated before birth, while others are removed after the baby is born.

  • 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome for Parents


    22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic condition that can cause a variety of physical and behavioral problems.

  • Tricuspid Atresia for Parents


    Tricuspid atresia is a congenital heart defect. A baby born with tricuspid atresia often has serious symptoms soon after birth because blood flow to the lungs is much less than normal.

  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV) for Parents


    Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a heart defect where the aorta connects to the heart in the wrong place.

  • Echocardiogram for Parents


    An echocardiogram (also called an echo or cardiac ultrasound) uses sound waves to create pictures of the heart. It shows the structure of the heart and its parts and how well they’re working.

  • Pulmonary Stenosis for Parents


    Pulmonary stenosis means the pulmonary valve is too small, narrow, or stiff. Many people have no symptoms, but kids with more severe cases will need surgery so that blood flows properly through the body.

  • Heart & Blood Vessels - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.