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Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (or TAPVR) is a rare, congenital (present at birth) heart defect. It’s sometimes called total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, or TAPVC. If your baby has TAPVR, our board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric cardiologists and heart surgeons are here to answer your questions, ease your concerns, and provide the latest treatment options. Our pediatric heart care teams offer patient families research-backed care, delivered with compassion.

Why Choose Us

World-class heart care requires the compassion to understand your family's journey, and the expertise to heal even the most complex conditions. Nemours Children's cardiac surgeons treat a vast array of heart defects in infants, children and teens, using the most innovative, up-to-date approaches. Our specialty is the early detection and repair of heart problems. Our heart care specialists have been recognized for their commitment to delivering top-notch, compassionate care to children with congenital heart disease. We work closely with your family to help your child live their life to the fullest.

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