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What Are Holes in the Heart? - NHLBI, NIH

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/holes

Jul 1, 2011 ... The septum prevents mixing of blood between the two sides of the heart. However, some babies are born with holes in the upper or lower ...

How Are Holes in the Heart Treated? - NHLBI, NIH

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/holes/treatment

Jul 1, 2011 ... Sometimes adults are treated for holes in the heart if problems develop. ... Have large VSDs; Are born too early; Tire easily during feeding.

Ventricular Septal Defect - KidsHealth

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Ventricular septal defect (VSD) - also known as a "hole in the heart" - is a congenital heart defect. Fortunately, most VSDs are diagnosed and treated ...

Ventricular Septal Defect - ACHA - Adult Congenital Heart Association

www.achaheart.org/your-heart/health-information/ventricular-septal-defect/

If there is a hole in the wall between the two ventricles, it is called a ... VSD is the most common heart birth defect. ... About 1 in 500 babies is born with a VSD.

Common Types of Heart Defects - American Heart Association

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/AboutCongenitalHeartDefects/Common-Types-of-Heart-Defects_UCM_307017_Article.jsp

Aug 17, 2015 ... If your child is born with a heart defect today, the chances are better than ever that the problem can be overcome and that a normal adult life will ...

New gene discovery for babies born with hole in the heart ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130527100532.htm

May 27, 2013 ... A new gene associated with a form of congenital heart disease in newborn babies – known as “a hole in the heart” has been discovered by ...

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) - American Heart Association

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/AboutCongenitalHeartDefects/Atrial-Septal-Defect-ASD_UCM_307021_Article.jsp

Mar 23, 2016 ... The American Heart Association explains the congenital heart defect ... A "hole" in the wall that separates the top two chambers of the heart.

A Hole in the Heart:Understanding the Link between PFOs and Stroke

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percent. What is a PFO? Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a term used to describe a small “hole” in the heart between the left and right atrium. Everyone is born with ...

Heart abnormality birth defects - Better Health Channel

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/heart-abnormality-birth-defects

Approximately one in every 100 babies is born with a heart defect. ... Blood to travel abnormally through the heart (for instance, across 'holes' in the walls that ...

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery - Ventricular Septal Defect

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The septum prevents mixing of blood between the two sides of the heart. However, some babies are born with holes in the upper or lower septum. A hole in the ...

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Types of Holes in the Heart - NHLBI, NIH

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Jul 1, 2011 ... (The atria are the upper chambers of the heart.) ... An infant who is born with a VSD may have one or more holes in the wall that separates the ...

Atrial Septal Defect. Hole In The Heart. Information; treatment | Patient

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A ventricular or atrial septal defect in the heart is often called a hole in the heart. It is the most common heart problem that babies are born with.

If Your Child Has a Heart Defect - KidsHealth

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Congenital heart defects are relatively common, affecting almost 1 in every 100 newborns in the United States.