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  • ASDs
  • Until recently all large ASDs were closed surgically, because of the potential long term complications if left untreated: patients may experience dilatation of the right side of the heart, abnormal heart rhythms, breathlessness, and are at risk of stroke. (heartgroup.co.nz)
  • stroke
  • The primary objective of the study is to determine whether the STARFlex┬« septal closure system will safely and effectively prevent a recurrent embolic stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA) and mortality in patients with a PFO and to demonstrate superiority of the STARFlex┬« device compared to best medical therapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Treatment
  • Atrial Septal Defect Treatment has been proven a thoroughly effective treatment that allows most people to fully recover and live normal lives. (tourmyindia.com)
  • Learn more about Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. (holy-cross.com)
  • Experienced cardiologists and heart surgeons ensure personal treatment of the very highest level, while competent nursing care and ultra-modern medical-technological services complete the range of services we provide. (bookinghealth.com)
  • chest
  • he gets a lot of chest pains with it, most are minor he scores them 2 or 3 out of 10 but when he elevates his heart rate like running short distances e.g 20 metres they are more severe he rates them 7 or 8 out of 10 and often include shortness of breath. (medhelp.org)
  • You are correct that chest pain is not typically associated with atrial septal defects. (medhelp.org)
  • So your child's chest pain may not even be due to the atrial septal defect. (medhelp.org)
  • conditions
  • In worst case scenarios, this respiratory distress can cause malnourishment as they are not able to be fed fully, as well as other serious heart conditions. (heartsurgeryinfo.com)
  • Some children have complex heart conditions where an ASD may be just one of a number of defects. (chfed.org.uk)
  • When other conditions causing raised right atrial pressure were excluded, the specificity and predictive accuracy were 100% for both. (bmj.com)
  • coronary
  • Is coronary heart disease inherited? (healthtap.com)
  • CHF has multiple other causes including acquired injuries to the heart (like in coronary disease) wherein genetics play a role as one of the risks. (healthtap.com)
  • lungs
  • The right side of the heart receives blood from the body and pumps it into the lungs to re-oxygenate it. (heartsurgeryinfo.com)
  • This machine will take over the functions of the heart and lungs. (winchesterhospital.org)
  • The result is that the heart has to pump more blood than normal from the right atrium to the lungs. (chfed.org.uk)
  • The aim of the operation is to make the circulation of blood through the heart and lungs normal. (chfed.org.uk)
  • Blood from the body is pumped through the heart back to the body & placenta without going through the lungs. (healthtap.com)
  • After birth, the heart must pump thru the lungs & do more work. (healthtap.com)
  • Catheter
  • This procedure uses a catheter (tube), which is passed through a vein into the heart. (chfed.org.uk)
  • A device is generally inserted by a catheter put into a vein in the arm or leg and that travels to the heart. (tourmyindia.com)