Items Tagged ‘Ochsner Hospital for Children’

June 24, 2019

HLHS Consortium Gives Hope to Babies with Rare Congenital Heart Defect

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a rare disease that affects approximately 1 of every 4,300 babies every year.  HLHS is a congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. It occurs during fetal growth when the baby’s heart is developing. Without immediate intervention after birth, 95% of infants with […]

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