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Gina (@gcatalfamo)

Tetralogy of Fallot

Heart & Blood Health | Last Active: Jan 24, 2019 | Replies (5)

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Hi @vanohkw and @gcatalfamo,

I’d also like to introduce you to other Connect members – @601meagan @wymanjg @lizbets @judytru who had newborns and young children with heart disease. @judytru‘s daughter, for example, was born with coarctation of the aorta and aortic stenosis. If I’m correct, she is now 29.

Beside all the information @hopeful33250 has provided, the American Heart Association’s webpage has some great Q&A-type details about this condition https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/congenital-heart-defects/about-congenital-heart-defects/tetralogy-of-fallot

@vanohkw, international patients can also request an appointment at any Mayo Clinic location online: http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/international/appointments
A representative from one of Mayo’s international appointment offices will respond to your request.
For information about billing and insurance, you can go online, http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/international/financial-services
Or call International Finance at 507-284-5063

@gcatalfamo, I’d be very skeptical about any information on the Internet – it’s certainly not a good source for health information or advice. A lot of it is written by people who are not medically trained, and also may have a conflict of interest!
Your doctor is the best resource; could you ask him to give you more information or an explanation that might ease your worries?

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Hi there! You were close! Amy turned 30 this past year. She is doing well. Always available to anyone that would like to talk or ask questions about our experiences. Will check messages again tomorrow.

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