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Adult Congenital Heart Association Inc
Adult Congenital Heart Disease | University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center
The mission of the Adult Congenital Heart Association is to improve and extend the lives of the millions born with heart defects through education, advocacy and research. Founded in , the Adult Congenital Heart Association is an organization begun by and dedicated to supporting individuals and families living with congenital heart disease and advancing the care and treatment available to our community. We do this through a wide and growing range of programs, services and activities. These include our National and Regional Conferences, accreditation program, educational materials, website, outreach and advocacy efforts, research program, and events to raise money and increase awareness.
Links to Other Congenital Heart Defects Resources
Many organizations are committed to understanding more about congenital heart defects and providing helpful resources for families and healthcare providers. Click the links below to find more information. Adult Congenital Heart Association external icon The Adult Congenital Heart Association is a national organization providing education and support services for adults with congenital heart defects and their families.
To diagnose congenital heart disease, your doctor will do a physical exam and listen to your heart with a stethoscope. You will be asked questions about your symptoms and medical and family history. Our caring team of Mayo Clinic experts can help you with your congenital heart disease in adults-related health concerns Start Here. Congenital heart disease can often be treated successfully in childhood. However, some heart defects may not be serious enough to repair during childhood, but they can cause problems as you grow older.