Advancements in Treatments for HLHS Heart Warriors

Advancements in Treatments for HLHS Heart Warriors

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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a critical congenital heart defect -- meaning that surgery within the first year of life is necessary to survive. Several decades ago, HLHS was uniformly fatal (except in some very rare cases) and most infants died within the first month of life. Since the 1980s there have been efforts made to save babies with HLHS. The results have been amazing. Now the success rate for babies born with HLHS is at an all-time high. What advancements have been made? ... See More

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