Strokes and TIAs in the CHD Patient

Strokes and TIAs in the CHD Patient

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People who are born with congenital heart defects (CHDs) are at greater risk for having a TIA (mini-stroke or transcient ishchemic attack) or stroke. A stroke occurs when there is bleeding into the brain (hemorrhagic stroke) or a blood clot blocking blood going into (or through) the brain -- which is called an ischemic stroke.

Many people who have CHDs have rhythm problems and these electrical problems with the heart can lead to TIAs or strokes. Additionally, some people with CHDs have valve ... See More

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