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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editors-In-Chief: Priyamvada Singh, MBBS [2]; Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [3];Kalsang Dolma, M.B.B.S.[4] Assistant Editor-In-Chief: Kristin Feeney, B.S. [5]

Synonyms and Keywords: VSD

This chapter deals with congenital ventricular septal defect. The chapter on ventricular septal rupture can be found here

Overview

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Ventricular Septal Defect from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Electrocardiogram | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography | Cardiac Catheterization

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Ventricular Septal Defect Post-Surgical Prognosis | ACC/AHA Guidelines for Surgical and Catheter Intervention Follow-Up | Prevention | ACC/AHA Guidelines for Reproduction | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Acknowledgements and Initial Contributors to Page

Leida Perez, M.D. Redmond Burke M.D.



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