Congenital Heart Disease: Moving from Adolescence into Adulthood

Updated:Mar 29,2011

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Best Practices in Managing Transition to Adulthood for Adolescents With Congenital Heart Disease: The Transition Process and Medical and Psychosocial Issues

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  • There are over 1 million adults in the United States with congenital heart disease.
  • Unfortunately, currently less than 30% of these adults see appropriate specialized providers.
  • A well-planned and executed “transition process” into adulthood for adolescents with congenital heart disease is needed.

    Read the full article in Circulation

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