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Management of Atrial septal defect : Device closure lagging behind surgical closure ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Atrial septal defect is one among the commonest congenital heart disease .After years... dilatation. These defects and PFOs need not be closed . Over the years , the  controversy  has shifted...
What is a Ventricular Septal Defect? by ShapeUp .. ANNOUNCER: Ventricular septal defect, known as VSD, is a hole in the heart wall between the left... A. KOVACH, MD: The symptoms associated with VSD vary, depending on the size of the ventricular septal defect...
What is an Atrial Septal Defect? by ShapeUp .. ANNOUNCER: If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with atrial septal defect, here are some basic facts about this type of heart condition. JACQUELINE NOONAN, MD: An atrial septal defect...
Does the right ventricle really dilate in ventricular septal defect ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor of VSD and RV enlargement When VSD shunts blo0d into RA as in Gerbode defect it is bound to enlarge RV...
2 : 1 shunt in Atrial septal defect means what ? Is it same as qp/qs ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor   to the  shunted blood across the  defect but when we  calculate pulmonary blood flow  we take into account venous...
Unusual Atrial septal defects : Sinus venosus type of ASD . by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Atrial  septal defects  are one of the commonest forms of congenital heart disease... primum) The next common is ostium primum defect which is a part of AV canal or atrio ventricular septal...
PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) Educational Videos by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A Collection of Videos on PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) Detection, PFO Closure Procedures, and  current PFO Research and Education Initiatives David Dansereau, Know-Stroke.org
What is the difference between “Electrical wall motion defect” and “Mechanical wall motion defect” follo by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor defect ? LBBB Pre excitation Some forms of VPD *LBBB causes a paradoxical septal motion... Regional wall motion defect( WMD) is the hall-mark of myocardial infarction.It can vary...
PFO and CardioSeal info by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . This type of defect generally works like a flap valve, only opening during certain conditions... ) A PFO can be associated with atrial septal aneurysm, which is characterized by excessive...
An ostium primum ASD + Inlet VSD = AV canal defect ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor A classical echo of  a common AV canal .   Common AV canal . www.drsvenkatesan.com Note  the free floating common AV leaflet An ASD A  VSD With all chambers interconnected it is a free for all circulation .

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Symptoms ... a hole between the upper two chambers of the heart (Atrial septal defect), and a hole between the lowe ... » Read on
Complications ... the heart. Other problems include ventricular septal defect. This is when a hole occurs in the septum (the wal ... » Read on