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How often does an adult congenital heart specialist follow up with patient?

An adult congenital heart specialist determines how often a person needs a follow-up visit based on the severity of the congenital issue. For mild, moderate or complex adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) follow-up visits are recommended at least every one to two years. For very complex ACHD follow-up visits are recommended every six to 12 months.

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