ASD – Atrial Septal Defect

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An Atrial septal defect is a congenital congenital heart defect that causes a shunting of blood from the left to the right atria. L-to-R shunt – ACYANOTIC There are two…

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Congenital Cyanotic Heart Disease

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Congenital cyanotic heart disease – aka blue baby syndrome accounts for about 25% of all congenital heart defects Causes There are lots more! In the exam, you might be asked to…

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VSD – Ventricular Septal Defect
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VSD – Ventricular Septal Defect

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Introduction Ventricular septal defects (VSDs) are the most common form of congenital heart disease, and account for about 30% of cases. The term describes a malformation of the ventricular septal…

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