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.
congenital heart defect in which he had a combination of four heart
Shahmeer Khan, born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart defect in which he had a combination of four heart defects, is among the growing ranks of surviving children born with congenital heart disease (CHD).
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.
KARACHI -- Born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart defect, Shahmeer Khan had a combination of four heart defects.
USA], Dec 18 (ANI): Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy can up the risk of a congenital heart defect in babies, according to a research.
1 Critical congenital heart defect (cCHD) is defined as any serious congenital cardiac defect which causes neonatal mortality or need for cardiac catheterisation or surgery during first 28 days of life.
JIMMY Kimmel's son Billy is "doing great" after suffering from a congenital heart defect.
The defect is a congenital heart defect where the left atrium (cor triatriatum sinistrum) is subdivided by a thin membrane, resulting in three atrial chambers.
A congenital heart defect is simply an abnormality in a wall, valve or blood vessel of the heart that is present at birth.
Congenital heart defect is defined as structural malformation of heart or great vessels that is present by birth.
Nearly 1 of every 100 babies is born with a CHD and each year, approximately 40,000 babies are born in the United States with a congenital heart defect.

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