Category Heart disease

When the baby has a congenital heart defect
Heart disease

When the baby has a congenital heart defect

The heart always brings tender emotions, such as the first time you listen to your baby's heart, as well as nervousness and anguish, when it is known that the baby has a congenital defect in his little heart, although sometimes it can be a serious problem, it is good that you know that in most cases congenital problems are harmless and surmountable.

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Heart disease

How is a child's heart murmur diagnosed?

The expression & 39; heart murmur & 39; It is often worrisome for parents. However, it is important to know how to face it with serenity and optimism until the conclusion of the complementary tests, which determine the character of the child's murmur, it may be a physiological, functional and, therefore, temporary murmur, which will allow the child lead a normal life, without restrictions in their physical activity or cardiological supervision.
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Heart disease

Heart murmur of baby and child

Many parents fear the worst when their child is diagnosed with a heart murmur. However, this diagnosis is actually very common. In fact, many children have a heart murmur detected at some point in their life. Most murmurs should not be a cause for concern and have no effect on the child's health.
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Heart disease

Congenital heart disease in infants and children

According to the Spanish Heart Foundation and the Spanish Society of Cardiology, the most common congenital heart diseases in infants and children are ventricular septal defect (VSD), tetralogy of Fallot and atrial septal defect (ASD). Early diagnosis is essential for the treatment of these heart diseases, whose prognosis is increasingly favorable due to advances in surgery.
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Heart disease

February 14th. World congenital heart disease day

The Director of the & 39; Menudos Corazones & 39; Foundation, Amaya Sáez, explains to us the activities carried out at the foundation on February 14, world congenital heart disease day. The latest medical advances for the treatment of congenital heart disease are those responsible for the life expectancy of these children has reached 85 percent.
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Heart disease

When the baby has a congenital heart defect

The heart always brings tender emotions, such as the first time you listen to your baby's heart, as well as nervousness and anguish, when it is known that the baby has a congenital defect in his little heart, although sometimes it can be a serious problem, it is good that you know that in most cases congenital problems are harmless and surmountable.
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