Health
8:39 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Longer Lifespans For Children with Congenital Disorders Mean New Challenges for Pediatric Doctors

Children born with congenital health problems are living longer - which can bring new medical issues.

As medicine advances, babies who used to die from congenital conditions early in life are living longer. That’s the good news. But doctors used to treating children born with heart problems or cystic fibrosis don’t always know how to help them, once they reach adulthood.