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--David Harrild, MD, PhD, assistant in Cardiology
If your infant or child has been diagnosed with Ebstein’s anomaly, an understanding of the condition will help you to cope with this rare and complex congenital (present at birth) heart defect. While very serious, Ebstein’s anomaly is treatable surgically at Children’s Hospital Boston, and the outlook for many babies with this cardiac defect is good.
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How Boston Children's Hospital approaches Ebstein’s anomaly
Our team in Boston Children’s Cardiac Surgery Program understands how distressing a diagnosis of Ebstein’s anomaly can be for parents. You can have peace of mind knowing that our surgeons treat some of the most complex pediatric heart conditions in the world, with overall success rates approaching 98 percent—among the highest in the nation among large pediatric cardiac centers. We use the following elements to provide the best possible outcomes:
Ebstein’s anomaly: Reviewed by David Harrild, MD
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Consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals in the United States, Boston Children’s is home to the world’s most extensive pediatric hospital research enterprise; and we partner with elite health care and biotech organizations around the globe. But as specialists in innovative, family-centered care, our physicians never forget that your child is precious, and not just a patient.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”