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At The UVM Medical Center in Burlington, VT, we provide advanced treatment for genetic heart disease, including medication and surgery.
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Your treatment will depend on the specific genetic disease causing the heart condition, as well as your symptoms and general health. Our doctors work carefully to obtain a precise diagnosis, so we can tailor your treatment plan effectively. We will discuss all of your treatment options with you and answer any questions you may have.
There are a number of treatment options for genetic heart disease. We will work with you to create a treatment plan that offers you the best outcome.
Treatment options include:
We may prescribe medication to lower your blood pressure. This helps prevent the aorta from enlarging and possibly tearing.
We may recommend heart surgery to treat your condition. If your aorta enlarges quickly or reaches a dangerous size, we may decide to replace part of your aorta with synthetic material. We may also need to perform valve replacement surgery.
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