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Published Date: 30-Nov-2008

Heart Defects Causing Extra Blood Flow Through the Lungs

Heart defects that cause too much blood flow through the lungs require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some of these defects, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

Atrioventricular Canal (AV Canal or AVC)


Online Medical Reviewer: Bassem N. Mora, MD, MBA
Online Medical Reviewer: Foster, Sara M. RN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: Lyle, Teresa, RN, MSN, CPNP
Last Review Date: 03/17/2010
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