My heart defect wasn't treated when it should have been, when I was a baby, because in 1971 the medical establishment did not believe in open heart repair surgery for babies with Down's Syndrome - so now I have Eisenmenger's Syndrome too.
Do you know what Eisenmenger's is?
Let me tell you.  Click here to read my definition.
Hi!  My name is Margret.  I was born with Down's Syndrome and a heart defect.
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July  8, 1971
July 14, 2008
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Pulmonary hypertension is not the same as "high blood pressure". It is high blood pressure in the lungs.