Ventricular septal defects

Mary S. Minette, David J. Sahn

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Ventricular septal defects are the most common congenital heart defect. They vary greatly in location, clinical presentation, associated lesions, and natural history. The present article describes the clinical aspects of ventricular septal defects and current management strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2190-2197
Number of pages8
Issue number20
StatePublished - Nov 1 2006


  • Echocardiography
  • Heart defects, congenital
  • Heart diseases
  • Heart septal defects
  • Imaging
  • Pediatrics
  • Shunts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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