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My son has been diagnosed with a 5-7 mm hole in the heart. Shuld he be operated upon at this age ?

My neice s 3 year old son has been diagnosed with a 5-7 mm hole in the heart ? Should he be operated upon at thi Or can it be done later ? Shuld he be operated upon at this age ?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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Much depends on the size of hole and the expertise of your surgeon, please go to this link given below to understand your child's problem: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001099.htm
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