congenital heart defect

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Noun1.congenital heart defect - a birth defect involving the heart
septal defect - a congenital abnormality in the septum between the left and right sides of the heart
Fallot's syndrome, Fallot's tetralogy, tetralogy of Fallot - a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
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According to the American Heart Association, one million Americans have a congenital heart defect.
Hughes admits inflicting grievous bodily harm on Mr Martin, who was born with a congenital heart defect.
63) when pregnant women took high doses of folic acid during the critical period for congenital heart defect development.
RARE SURGERY: Mohammed Shareef, with his week-old daughter who was operated on for a congenital heart defect in a rare kind of heart surgery in Makkah.
The less time passes after the birth of an infant with congenital heart defect, the more difficult the operation is.
In contrast to neural tube defects, however, the likelihood of a congenital heart defect increased steadily with increasing exposure.
Each year approximately 40,000 babies are born in the United States with a congenital heart defect.
Avon coroner Maria Voisin heard from more than 30 witnesses during an inquest into Luke's death last November before recording a narrative verdict, ruling he died from a combination of a hypoxic brain injury, post-operative bleeding and a congenital heart defect.
Gracia Lorraine Hunt was born on August 2, 2012 with a severe Congenital Heart Defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
Ruby Sanger had a heart transplant at the Freeman when she was just five months old after being born with a congenital heart defect where the organ did not form correctly.
The youngster was just three years old when he died from a congenital heart defect at Birmingham Children's Hospital in 2009.

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