Mayo Clinic doctors with special training in heart diseases (cardiologists) treat people who have Eisenmenger syndrome and other congenital heart diseases. For more than 60 years, Mayo Clinic cardiologists have treated thousands of children and adults who have congenital heart diseases.
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