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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However, the use of sertraline raised the risk of cardiac septal defect (13 cases), and the use of paroxetine raised the risk of right ventricular outflow tract obstruction (6 cases).
During 2007, we focused on how to best position the Company to be the first to capitalize on a potentially large, emerging healthcare opportunity in cardiac septal defect repair," said Ahern.
Closure of the cardiac septal defects is also feasible.
We consider that our patient's clinical features (microphtalmos, microcephaly, cleft palate, development delay, digital and urogenital anomalies, cardiac septal defects and hearing loss) are mostly compatible with the Lenz microphthalmia syndrome.