Is regular follow-up necessary after congenital cardiac surgery?

After any type of surgery, it’s important to follow-up with your doctor in order to understand what result the surgery had and reduce the risk of complications.

Follow-up appointments are necessary after congenital cardiac surgery. The first one might be scheduled just one week after the hospital release. Children who have had a congenital cardiac surgery should have regular check-ups as they grow up.

Your doctor will tell you how frequently the follow-up visits should take place and provide you with essential recommendations during these meetings. 

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