If you were born with a cardiac abnormality and have had a successful operation to correct it, you'll likely have some scarring of the heart. This may make you more susceptible to infections or an irregular heartbeat. Approximately 8 out of every 1,000 babies are born with some sort of heart defect. This is sometimes […]
Congenital heart disease is one or more problems with the heart's structure that exist since birth. Congenital means that you're born with the defect. Congenital heart disease, also called congenital heart defect, can change the way blood flows through your heart.