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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Increased risk: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/91/11/2785.full The link above gives good information on risk and diagnosis of Atrial Septal Aneurysm. The big ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
With a PFO and: atrial aneurysm there is the potential for a paradoxical stroke or heart attack but the odds are extremely small. You've had this your whole life and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atrium: Good question, presently no morphological or etiology studies to answer that question with wide application. Generally something we find on echo and d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atrial septal aneury: Ejection fraction 50-55% is normal and the change from 65% to 55% may well be within the variation of the measuring technology. Atrial septal aneurysm ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
atrial septal aneury: Usually doesn't cause enlarged heart unless associated with another cardiac abnormality like atrial septal defect.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Bulge in wall : Just a bulge in the thin wall between the two small chambers of the heart.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Endocarditis is an: infection of the heart. Atrial septal aneurysm, patent foramen and atrial septal defects are anatomical variants determined by your genetic makeup and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No: This is an electrical problem.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
ASD: Yes.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: A 400-letter space is impossible to address many indicated subjects as questioned here. Why not type in the terms as keywords to search online? Thereb ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Most cases no: The chances of being born with a heart defect are approximately 8 per every thousand deliveries (a little under 1%). Most babies born with a heart de ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: You should be seeing a cardiologist for evaluation and management.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Ventricular fib: Atrial fibrillation (af) in rare instances can be a life threatening condition. However, many thousands of people each day remain in af without any li ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not completely: The genetic influence of congenital heart defects travels on several different genes & there is some risk for first degree relatives (offspring, sibs) ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
No not rutpure, but: Aneurysmal interatrial septum refers to the 1cm billowing of the interatrial septum around a vertical axis. The risk with a PFO or ASD, is that of thr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Two ways: A large vsd with increased pulmonary blood flow may cause a diastolic flow rumble caused by a large amount of flow coming back from the lungs across t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: An ASD is a structural malformation of the heart that occurs when the normal sequence of events closing the atrial septum does not finish its work. Wh ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, it doesn't repair atrial fibrillation.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes but very rarely: It is possible to have an infection in the heart which weakens the atrial septum (causing an aneurysm) or even creates a complete holes (atrial septal ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Atrial septal defect: correctable after birth!
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Atrial fibrillation?: Most common cardiac dysthymia on the general population. Affect over 2 million people in usa. Incidence increase with age. Associated with hypertensio ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Systolic: Generally a systolic murmer.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Afib and no valve dx: It is atrial fibrillation and no significant valvular heart disease . It is also called " lone " atrial fibrillation. When talking about Pradaxa it m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Many: High blood pressure is a risk factor. Consider high thyroid levels, premature heart beats, or high amounts of Epinephrine (rare). There are other rare ... Read More

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