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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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.
Figure 2 is a multiplanar reformat which demonstrates a repaired ventricular septal defect (arrow).
blood cultures positive for 2/0 acid-fast bacteria, aerobic/anaerobic Time of collection of first 4/16 positive/last positive blood culture, d after readmission Outcome Resolved after antimicrobial drug treatment and reoperation * VSD, ventricular septal defect.
Postmyocardial infarction ventricular septal defect was diagnosed.
Other cardiac lesions identified by echo-doppler were atrial septal defect (5), bicuspid aortic value (2, one with AR), ventricular septal defect (1), patent ductus arteriosus (2) and other congenital cardiac lesions (2).
In 19 patients, a CHD was detected; in 5 of them the detected CHDs were hemodynamically significant and were treated surgically (n=3) (atrial septal defect [ASD], ventricular septal defect [VSD], coarctation of aorta) or interventionally (n=2) (patent ductus arteriosus [PDA] coil embolization, ASD closure).
The Brambles Primary School pupil suffers from a complete ventricular septal defect (CVSD) and the left hand side of her heart is missing.
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is an abnormal opening across the ventricular septum generally enabling blood to flow from the left ventricle to the right ventricle.
The most common congenital diseases for the entire group was ventricular septal defect (22%), followed by atrial septal defect (15%), and pulmonary valve abnormality (10%).
When the researchers analyzed data for adults separately, they saw declines in death rates from several congenital anomalies, including ventricular septal defect (60%), patent ductus arteriosus (87%), coarctation of the aorta (75%), and Ebstein's anomaly (55%).
5-mm ventricular septal defect that was expected to close spontaneously.
Malak , a 15-month-old girl, had her surgery on Tuesday; she had been in pain suffering from Ventricular Septal Defect and a leak in the aortic valve.

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