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Atrioventricular Septal Defect

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by Vann M

(Atrioventricular Canal Defect; Endocardial Cushion Defect)

 

Risk Factors

Risk factors that increase the chance that a baby will be born with a ventricular septal defect include:
 

RESOURCES

American Association of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network
http://www.cachnet.org

Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation
http://www.heartandstroke.com

 

References


Atrioventricular septal defect, complete. Cove Point Foundation website. Available at: http://www.pted.org/?id=atrioventricularcomplete1 . Updated May 16, 2011. Accessed July 11, 2013.


Patent foramen ovale and other atrial septal defects. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated April 29, 2013. Accessed July 11, 2013.


Saenz R, Beebe D, Triplett L. Caring for infants with congenital heart disease and their families. Am Fam Physician . 1999;59. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1857.html . Accessed July 11, 2013.


Ventricular septal defect. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated June 14, 2012. Accessed July 11, 2013.

 

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