Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

The hypoplastic left heart syndrome consists of a hypoplasia of the left ventricle and the ascending aorta, a malformation and hypoplasia of the aortic and mitral valve (often is an aortic atresia before), an atrial septal defect and an open ductus arteriosus. If the normal closure of the ductus arteriosus is not prevented by a Prostaglandininfusion enters a cardiogenic shock resulting in death. A loud, single second heart sound (S2)…

September 3, 2018