Congenital heart disease was repaired in childhood, but the treatment was not completely successful and surgery is needed to correct the problem. This includes patients with: Coarctation or re-coarctation of the aorta. The aorta . No abstract available. Keywords: Guidelines; adult; catheter intervention; congenital cardiac surgery; congenital heart disease; diagnosis; disease; imaging; late Cited by:
If you're an adult with congenital heart disease, you're at risk of developing complications — even if you had surgery to repair a defect during childhood. Lifelong follow-up care is important. Ideally, a cardiologist trained in treating adults with congenital heart defects will manage your care. Depending on the type of congenital heart defect you have, your doctor may recommend surgery to repair it. Heart surgeons at NYU Langone’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program are experienced in treating adults with congenital heart disease, including those newly diagnosed and those who were diagnosed and treated .
Not everyone with a congenital heart defect (CHD) requires treatment. Some people may only need to visit a cardiologist and stay under observation. In other cases, surgery or a cardiac .