Condition in which the aortic valve has two leaflets instead of the usual three.
A congenital anomaly in which part of the aorta is narrowed, resulting in reduced blood flow to the lower body and legs.
A heart murmur is an extra, unexpected sound made by the blood as it flows through the heart.
Pediatric congenital heart surgery is a procedure to correct a structural problem in a child's heart. Learn about this procedure.
A surgical procedure used to treat people with aortic valve disease.
A condition in which the membrane lining the heart's chambers and valves becomes inflamed.
Cardiac bypass surgery presents special risks related to limited blood flow to the heart. Yale Medicine anesthesiologists have expertise in this area.
Adult congenital heart disease is a type of defect in one or more structures of the heart that occurs before birth. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A floppy or leaky mitral valve is an underappreciated disease that can be effectively repaired by mitral valve surgeons in specialized centers. Patients generally experience significant improvement in symptoms after surgery and should expect a near normal life expectancy.
Truncus arteriosus is a rare congenital heart defect in which the heart's two main arteries don't form correctly during fetal development. It changes the way that blood moves through the heart and lungs and throughout the body.