Frequently Asked Congenital Heart Problem Questions

Every day, our experienced team of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and vascular surgeons answer heart health questions from people in the community. You can review a list of Frequently Asked Questions on the topics below, or contact our heart experts to submit your own question.

Why should people who have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  (HCM) get genetic counseling?

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I was born with an abnormal heart. Are there things I need to be worried about now?

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I am 37 and had a Mustard procedure done. I have chest pain, but no symptoms. What would cause this and how long will it last?

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I’ve been hearing a lot about kids suddenly dying while playing sports. Why does that happen?

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I was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) four years ago. What advances have there been made in minimally invasive surgeries for my condition?

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