Honya's Heart Surgery


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Honya
Age: 
5
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Iraq

A Hole in the Center of Her Heart

Posted on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 21:23 by Awapuhi Dancil

Five-year-old Honya has been diagnosed with an Atrioventricular canal defect. This defect is actually comprised of two problems that result in a large defect in the center of the heart.  Left untreated, Honya could risk several negative symptoms including: high blood pressure in the lungs, an enlarged heart, or even a bacterial infection.  This defect is present from birth and

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