Congenital Heart Disease

Welcome to the Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) page. Mayo Clinic has cared for child and adult patients living with CHD for more than 60 years. With extensive expertise in treating people with rare and common congenital heart defects, our medical specialists provide exactly the care you need.

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Mar 28, 2020

Congenital Heart Disease Care Model: Heart Rhythm

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator @ethanmcconkey
This is the fourth entry in our blogpost series that describe the different aspects of the Congenital Heart Disease Center's multi-disciplinary model of care. In this post, the role of Heart Rhythm study in care of CHD patients is examined and explained by Mayo Clinic Rochester electrophysiologist Malini Madhavan, M.B.B.S. [...]
Feb 27, 2020

Assessing and Managing Stroke Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

By Naser M. Ammash, MD @naserammash
In the following video, Christopher McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. and Naser Ammash, M.D.  discuss how to approach stroke risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease patients. Dr. Ammash details the stroke risk in CHD patients with the risk 6-8 percent higher in women and 8-9 percent in men, with [...]
Assessing and Managing Stroke Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Feb 14, 2020

Congenital Heart Disease Arrhythmias March to Their Own Beat

By Alexander Egbe @alexegbe
In the following video,  Alexander Egbe, M.B.B.S., M.P.H, Christopher McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., and Bryan Cannon, M.D., have a broad discussion on arrhythmias and their treatment. They begin by first exploring the management of atrial arrhythmias across all congenital heart disease patient populations. They discuss how the arrhythmias are [...]
Congenital Heart Disease Arrhythmias March to Their Own Beat
Jan 27, 2020

Congenital Heart Disease Care Model: Maternal Fetal Medicine

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator @ethanmcconkey
This is the third entry in our blogpost series that describe the different aspects of the Congenital Heart Disease Center's multi-disciplinary model of care. In this post, the role of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in care of CHD patients is examined and explained by Mayo Clinic Rochester obstetrician and gynecologist Carl [...]
Congenital Heart Disease Care Model: Maternal Fetal Medicine
Jan 15, 2020

Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator @ethanmcconkey
Pulmonary valve regurgitation is a common congenital heart disease condition that occurs in patients with primary congenital pulmonary valve disease that was treated either surgically or balloon treated. It can also occur in more complex cases, such as Tetralogy of Fallot. Dr. Heidi Connolly, in the following [...]
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation

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