Atrioventricular septal defect

What is Atrioventricular septal defect?

Atrioventricular septal defects (AVSDs) are anatomic defects that arise from faulty development of the embryonic endocardial cushions. This spectrum ranges from a primum atrial septal defect and cleft mitral valve, known as a partial atrioventricular septal defect (partial AVSD), to defects of both the primum atrial septum and inlet ventricular septum.

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Hi, My wife is of 35 years age and just started 8th month.
Recently in last report at 34 weeks (by growth & 32 weeks by calendar) gestation report...

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Hi I was born with a hole in my heart but a few years later they told my mother it closed on its own. I am 21 now and I am having real hard time...

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You have given us very vague idea about hole in heart. It can be due to atrial septal...

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okk, so i just recently found out that i was born with a hole in my heart? is that normal??? is there anything i should be concerned about???...

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You have not mentioned your age or the location of the hole. Holes can occur either in the partition separating the...

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