Ventricular Septal Defect (Vsd)

A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is an opening in the Ventrikelseptumwand, which leads to a shunt between the ventricles. Large ventricular septal defects cause a large left-right shunt and cause breathing difficulties in feeding and slow growth in infancy. A loud, rough, holosystolic noise at the left lower sternal border is common. Frequent infections of the respiratory and heart failure may occur. The diagnosis is made by echocardiography. The defect…

September 3, 2018
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