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What Do You Know About Your Heart?

by Peter R. Ermis, MD on Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

What do you know about your heart? This is a question I typically ask when I encounter a new patient in our hospital’s adult congenital cardiology clinic. I ask that question hundreds of times each year and am met with a wide range of responses. While I sometimes have a young adult who can list off all of his or her congenital heart disease (CHD) diagnoses and tell me the details of every surgical detail, I am more often left with a shrug of the shoulders and a glance over at the patient’s parents.

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