Antenatal Screening

Interview AN43

Female

Brief outline: Their son was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Ventricle, VSD, Mitral Atresia, Pulmonary Atresia, Right Atrial Isomerism, aorta arising from the right ventricle, TAPVD and Bilateral Superior Vena Cava and no spleen. Treatment' modified BT shunt (6 days old) open heart surgery (3 months and 6 months), 1st stage Fontan (10 months). Further surgery planned. Current medication' Warfarin, Enanapril, Frusemide, Penicillin. More of this interview can be seen on the DIPEX Congenital Heart Disease site as interview CHD07.

Background: Diagnosed during pregnancy (32 weeks). Parents marital status' Married. Occupation' Mother-Civil Servant, Father-Police Officer. Other children' Two older children and a younger sister. The family live close by to a specialist hospital.

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