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Dr. Emile Bacha: Repairing a Pediatric “Swiss Cheese” Heart



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Ventricular septal defects (VSD) can be a challenging defect of the heart to treat. Dive in to find out what this doctor did to save a young boy’s life.

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    In a rare and complex case, Dr. Bacha collaborated with a multidisciplinary team of specialists to repair congenital heart defects, otherwise referred to as "Swiss Cheese" ventricular septal defects (VSDs), in a pediatric patient. Watch to learn more about how Dr. Emile Bacha, Director of Congenital Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, and his team performed a procedure to save a young male patient's heart, thereby preventing the need for a later transplant and improving his life.

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Schedule25 Jun 2024