ventricular septal defect

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Related to ventricular septal defect: patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect
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Noun1.ventricular septal defect - a common congenital heart defect; an abnormal opening in the septum dividing the ventricles allows blood to pass directly from the left to the right ventricle; large openings may cause congestive heart failure
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

ven·tric·u·lar sep·tal de·fect

n. defecto del tabique ventricular.
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atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect and other complex lesions who were planned to undergo cardiac catheterization were excluded from analysis.
Method: Data of 51 patients of doubly committed sub arterial Ventricular septal defect from January 2012 to June 2017 that were referred to Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi institute of Cardiology Multan was retrospectively reviewed using electronic database.
Seventy-five percent of individuals have CHD, with ostium secundum atrial septal defect (60%) being the most common followed by ventricular septal defect.
Comparisons were conducted in the ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, tetralogy of Fallot, and overall cardiovascular malformations subgroups because they consisted of relatively large sample sizes.
Tetrology of fallot is a well recognized congenital heart disease and involves the combination of ventricular septal defect, overriding aorta, right ventricular hypertrophy and pulmonary stenosis5.
3-D echocardiography can help distinguish a Gerbode defect from sinus of Valsalva rupture, ventricular septal defects and tricuspid regurgitation.
The architecture of the right ventricular outflow tract in the normal human heart and in the presence of ventricular septal defects.
Walsh, "Interventricular septal hematoma and ventricular septal defect after retrograde intervention for a chronic total occlusion of a left anterior descending coronary artery," Circulation, vol.
The multivitamin supplement group had a significant reduction in urinary tract abnormalities, and in the rate of sporadic cardiovascular malformations, specifically ventricular septal defects (Am J Med Genet.
Ventricular septal defect is an acyanotic congenital heart disease, characterized by a left-to-right shunt.

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