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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This bill raises awareness of the continuing impact congenital heart defects have throughout patients lifespans, promotes more research at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), and encourages the development of lifelong, specialized care for patients with a congenital heart defect.
1 killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country.
ISLAMABAD -- People born with heart defects may be at higher risk of developing dementia in adulthood, according to a new research.
KARACHI -- Since the turn of the millennium, child deaths associated with congenital heart defects in Pakistan have been declining thanks to improve public health and poverty reduction efforts.
KARACHI -- Shahmeer Khan was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart defect in which he had a combination of four heart defects.
Fourteen Mayo Clinic specialists will be conducting 34 lectures on arteriosclerosis, heart valve diseases, heart muscle failure, congenital heart defects and heart rhythm disorders, in addition to latest developments in surgical interventions.
For many years, physicians have known that women with diabetes face an increased risk of giving birth to babies with heart defects.
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of pulse oximetry as a screening tool for critical congenital heart defects in newborns.
Although congenital heart defects are present since birth, some may go undetected and may lead to symptoms and complications in adulthood.
Congenital heart defects are a leading congenital anomaly worldwide, occurring in every 8 live births per 1,000 (van der Linde et al.
Advances in medications and medical procedures are helping individuals born with congenital heart defects live longer into adulthood than ever before.
Objective: To determine the current frequency and pattern of distribution of congenital heart defects (CHD) at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), with the age at which initial diagnosis of CHD was made and the age at which the participant first visited the study center.