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Atrioventricular Canal Defect -- Child

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by Neff DM

(AV Canal Defect—Child; Complete AV Canal—Child; Complete Common AV Canal—Child; Endocardial Cushion Defect—Child)


Risk Factors

Factors that increase the risk of congenital heart defects include:


American Family Physician

American Heart Association



Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada



Atrioventricular canal defect. American Heart Association website. Available at: . Accessed June 21, 2013.

Atrioventricular canal defect. Boston Children's Hospital website. Available at: . Accessed June 21, 2013.

Ventricular septal defect (VSD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: . Updated June 14, 2012. Accessed June 21, 2013.


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