Latest Ectopia Stories
Baby Audrina Cardenas who went under a 6-hour open heart surgery one year ago due to her being born with a rare condition called Ectopia Cordis, celebrated her first birthday in full color.
Cigarette smoke reduces the production of a Fallopian tube gene known as "BAD", which helps explain the link between smoking and ectopic pregnancy.
An Indian surgeon said a 10-day-old baby's heart continued to beat during a lengthy operation Thursday to move it into his chest. A team at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi first had to create a space between the boy's chest and abdomen, CNN reported.
Using a piece of Gore-Tex fabric to make their repairs, doctors performed corrective surgery on a baby born with his heart outside his chest, and said Wednesday that the youngster should be able to lead a close-to-normal life.