Related Conditions and Treatments
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic valve stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve that can stop blood from flowing properly out of the heart.
Birth Defects and Congenital Anomalies
A birth defect is a health problem or a physical abnormality.
Congenital Heart Defects
A congenital heart defect is a structural problem of the heart that develops during pregnancy.
Fetal echocardiography is an ultrasound test performed on a pregnant woman to evaluate the heart of her unborn baby.
Fetal surgery is the surgical treatment of a fetus with certain life-threatening congenital abnormalities.
A heart tumor, also known as a cardiac tumor, is a rare, abnormal growth that develops in the heart.
Heterotaxy is a rare condition where many organs in the body can be formed abnormally, in the wrong position, or even missing.
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a spectrum of heart diseases in which the left-heart structures are underdeveloped.
Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)
Lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) is when the fetus can’t normally and routinely empty its bladder.
Pulmonary atresia occurs when the pulmonary valve — normally located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery — doesn’t form properly.
Selective Fetal Growth Restriction (sFGR)
Learn more about selective fetal growth restriction (sFGR) from Boston Children’s Hospital.
Single Ventricle Surgery
The goal of single ventricle surgeries is to enable one ventricle to do the work normally done by two ventricles.
A splenectomy is a surgical procedure to remove your child's spleen if it's diseased or not functioning.
Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
Twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a problem where one fetus — the donor twin — pumps blood to the other fetus — the recipient twin.