How Are Holes in the Heart Treated?


any holes in the heart don’t need treatment, but some do. Those that do often are repaired during infancy or early childhood. Sometimes adults are treated for holes in the heart if problems develop. The treatment your child receives depends on the type, location, and size of the hole. Other factors include your child’s age, size, and general health. Treating an Atrial Septal Defect If a child has an atrial…