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For fetal cardiology patient, Norton Children’s Heart Institute team ‘became family’

After trying to get pregnant for five years, Kaitlyn Goff of Nelson County, Kentucky, couldn’t have been more excited to welcome her baby boy into the world. At that point, she knew something was wrong, and doctors confirmed her baby had a heart defect. “It was heartbreaking,” she said. “We finally got pregnant,” Kaitlyn said….

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Adult congenital heart disease (ACHD), Blalock-Taussig (BT) Shunt, Cardiomyopathy, COVID19, Fontan Procedure, Glenn Procedure, Heart, Heart Failure, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Norwood Procedure, Pulmonary Atresia, Pulmonary Hypertension, Tricuspid Atresia

COVID-19: Implications for children and adults with congenital heart disease

We do not currently have a lot of information about COVID-19 infection in children and adults with congenital heart disease and outcomes. However, based on what is known, we think some patients may be at higher risk of complications. In addition to social distancing, personal hygiene and other measures recommended at, there are some…

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