What are congenital heart defects?
Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, affecting eight out of every 1,000 newborns. More than one million adults in the U.S. are living with congenital heart defects.
What are the signs and symptoms?
Methods of treatment
Overall, the outlook for children with congenital heart defects is much better today than in the past. Advances in testing and treatment allow most children to live active, productive lives.