Home » Frequently asked Questions on Health » Can a hole in the heart be dangerous?

Can a hole in the heart be dangerous?

Q: I am a 31 years old female. I have a hole in my heart of the size 7 mm. Is it harmful? Do I have to undergo a surgery to rectify this?

A:You need to see a cardiologist at the earliest, who will make a detailed assessment and decide the need and the timing of surgery. Some holes in the heart can now be closed without open surgery, using special devices.

RELATED FAQ

................... Advertisement ...................

   

FAQ

ASK OUR EXPERTS

Using 0 of 1024 Possible characters
Choose Topic
-------------------------------- Advertisement -----------------------------------