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  • cardiac
  • SSRIs taken during the first trimester of pregnancy did not increase risk for major congenital malformations, noncardiac malformations, or major cardiac malformations but did increase the absolute risk for septal heart defects by 0.4% (number needed to harm 246) (Table). (annals.org)
  • Aim: To investigate the role of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adult patients born with a cardiac septal defect, by assessing its prevalence and its relation with patient characteristics and outcome. (eur.nl)
  • Sinus
  • The third type of ASD is known as a sinus venosus defect, in which the hole is located near one of the two places where the vena cava (the vein that carries blood from the body to the heart) enters the right atrium. (pted.org)
  • The two kinds of sinus venosus defect are distinguished by whether the hole is near the entry point of the superior vena cava (SVC) (superior vena caval type - 3 in diagram) or of the inferior vena cava (IVC) (inferior vena caval type - 4 in diagram). (pted.org)
  • diagnosis
  • While the use of non-invasive methods has simplified diagnosis in children with congenital heart defects, 5 6 there is a risk of interpreting indications for surgical treatment too liberally, especially for defects with extremely low surgical mortality. (bmj.com)
  • Methods 36 patients of capsular ventricular septal defect with multiple export (11 males and 25 females, range 3-37 years old) were selected by the clinical, ECG, x-ray, Tran thoracic electrocardiogram (TEE) examination and diagnosis of left ventricular angiography. (bmj.com)
  • shortness of bre
  • 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)