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Congenital Heart Defects:
Common Atrioventricular Canal
(Fixed)



Permanent Fix:
When your child become 1 to 1 1/2 years old he is ready for the operation to fix this defect.

Doctors will perform a single procedure to take the Pulmonary Artery Band off, close the holes between the upper chambers and the lower chambers of the heart, and construct two valves out of the single existing valve to make the heart function normally.
   

Problems with the Walls:
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) : Fix | Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) : Fix

Problems with the Doors:
Tricuspid Valve Atresia : Fix 1 | Fix 2 | Fix 3 | Ebstein's Anomaly
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome : Fix 1 | Fix 2 | Fix 3
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
| Aortic Valve Stenosis

Problems with the Chambers:
Hypoplastic Right Ventricle

Problems with the Hallways:
Coarctation of the Aorta : Fix | Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
Transposition of the Great Arteries : Fixed
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Problems with the Plumbing:
Anomalous Origin of the Coronary Arteries from the Pulmonary Artery

Problems Involving More Than One Part of the Heart:
Tetralogy of Fallot : Fixed
Truncus Arteriosus : Fixed | Common Atrioventricular Canal : Fix 1 | Fix 2

Ductus Arteriosus : Fix 1 | Fix 2


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