Antenatal Screening

Interview AN45


Brief outline: Their son was diagnosed with a complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD), pulmonary atresia and right atrial isomerism. Other problems' No spleen and mal-rotation of the gut. Treatment' A BT shunt at 24 hrs old, followed by the Glenn procedure at 6 months. More of this interview can be seen on the DIPEX Congenital Heart Disease site as interview CHD14.

Background: Diagnosed during pregnancy (22 weeks). Parents marital status' single. Occupation' Full time mum. Other children' A twin brother and one older child. The family live close by to a specialist hospital.

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