Pages tagged: congenital heart disease

Patent Foramen Ovale

A patent foramen ovale (PFO) means that the foramen ovale stays open after birth. About 1 out of every 3 or 4 people has PFO. Most people with PFO go their whole lives without any symptoms. In fact, PFO is usually discovered only when patients undergo tests for other heart conditions.

Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a rare disorder that causes the connective tissue in the body to be weaker than it should...