Newborns with trisomy 13 or 18 can benefit from heart surgery

Republished with permission. Infants with the genetic disorders trisomy 13 or 18 are more likely to survive if they undergo heart surgery, a study from researchers at Stanford and the University of Arkansas has found. Heart surgery significantly decreases in-hospital mortality among infants with either of two genetic disorders that cause severe physical and intellectual…

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Carter R – Trisomy 13

“I would do it all again just to have the chance to hold my baby one more time.” On April 4, 2020 my life changed forever. I went into my 13 week ultrasound only to be told the baby was showing signs of Trisomy 13. I had no idea what this condition was, everything was…

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