septal defect


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Noun1.septal defect - a congenital abnormality in the septum between the left and right sides of the heart
congenital heart defect - a birth defect involving the heart
atrial septal defect - an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart
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
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'The same team (that performed the procedure) has performed 15 more interventional procedures on children with a hole in the heart (ventricular septal defect) by using a new type of device called multi-functional occluder (MFO), hence avoiding open-heart surgery.
Ventricular septal defect (VSD) was the commonest acyanotic CHD 8/32 (25%) whilst transportation of the great arteries (TGA) with VSD was the commonest cyanotic CHD 8/38 (21%).Fourteen neonates had critical congenital heart disease undergoing surgery or intervention 14/70 (20%).
Baby Jessica has three heart defects - total anomalous pulmonary venous return, atrial septal defect and ventricular septal defect.
Jessica Henerson has spent her short life undergoing the procedures to treat her three heart defects -- total anomalous pulmonary venous return, atrial septal defect and ventricular septal defect.
With the large Atrial Septal Defect said to be measuring 14mm on echocardiography, the ailing boy is said to surviving on oxygen for the past 22 days.
"Many of the cases were ventricular septal defect (VSD), which is a hole between the two pumping chambers of the heart (ventricles).
She was suffering from atrial septal defect, commonly known as 'hole in the heart'.
The remaining five patients had a non-conotruncal defect each: atrial septal defect+aortic valve insufficiency, mitral valve prolapse, patent ductus arteriosus, ventricular septal defect+atrial septal defect+overriding aorta, and isolate ventricular septal defect. Eighty-two percent (18/22) had cognitive impairment or development delay: 10/18 intellectual disability, 4/18 learning difficulties, and 4/18 language delay.
It was performed on a patient suffering from an atrial septal defect (ASD) of the type (Sinus Venosus ASD) by a team headed by Dr Salim al Maskari, NHC director and senior consultant of Cardiology and Dr Abdullah al Farqani, senior consultant of cardiac catheterisation in collaboration with anaesthesiologists, cardiologists and nursing staff.
Lutembacher syndrome is characterized by a congenital ostium secundum atrial septal defect and an acquired mitral valve stenosis.