Doctors can diagnose pulmonary stenosis with one or more of the following tests:
Treatment of pulmonary stenosis depends on its severity. When the heart works well regardless of the stenosis, treatment is often unnecessary.
If the stenosis is preventing the heart from pumping blood, treatment may involve:
Follow-up care depends on the type of pulmonary stenosis your child has. The care team will talk with you about creating a treatment plan for your child’s unique symptoms and needs.
For mild pulmonary stenosis, your child might need regular follow-up care from the pediatric cardiologist. Children with mild stenosis and no symptoms can live typical lives without restrictions to exercise or lifestyle.
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