Conditions we treat

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Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot is a group of four structural abnormalities within the heart that occur together.

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Heart failure (severe)

Heart failure describes a situation when the heart is not pumping blood around the body as efficiently as possible. The term ‘failure’ can be confusing – the heart does not actually stop pumping. However, the heart is less effective at both delivering oxy

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Pulmonary stenosis

Pulmonary stenosis is a narrowing of the valve between the right pumping chamber (right ventricle) and the large blood vessel that carries blood to the lungs to pick up oxygen (pulmonary artery).

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Pulmonary atresia

Pulmonary atresia is a condition where blood cannot flow between the right pumping chamber (right ventricle) into the lungs to pick up oxygen.

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Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)

The ductus arteriosus is a blood vessel that connects the pulmonary artery (main vessel supplying the blood to the lungs) to the aorta (main vessel supplying the blood to the body). This connection is present in all babies in the womb, but should close sh

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