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What do you mean by rbbb septal wall defect? This was the ECG tracing for my 8yo daughter, having on and off chestpain and palpitation.Gravity to her?

What do you mean by rbbb septal wall defect? This was the ECG tracing for my 8yo daughter, having on and off chestpain and palpitation.Gravity to her?

See cardiologist : Right bundle branch block (rbbb) is usually not a normal finding in a child although not always life threatening. If there is a history of ventricular septal defect repair, rbbb could be a benign finding. There are many other diagnoses which are associated rbbb. Further evaluation by a pediatric cardiologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Abnormal dilated lv with large fixed defect in Anterior, Septal, and inferior wall. RV function appears to be normal?

Abnormal dilated lv with large fixed defect in Anterior, Septal, and inferior wall. RV function appears to be normal?

Defects: These findings in an echocardiogram are consistent with prior damage as seen in heart attacks(myocardial infarctions) causing a weakening of the left ventricle's contraction ability. You should be under the care of a cardiologist for Further investigation of your coronary artery circulation and preventative treatment as you cannot afford any more myocardial damage. ...Read more

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What are common methods of repairing a ventrical septal defect?

What are common methods of repairing a ventrical septal defect?

What type?: Repair depends on the type of ventricular septal defect .. There's perimembranous, av canal type, subaortic and muscular. Need to know if double outlet right ventricle or left ventricle present. Is there a concomitant right ventricular outflow tract obstruction?. Need to stop the heart and saw a patch, were to open the heart depends on type of vsd and associated defects. Timing of repair varies. ...Read more

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Is it true that tea might not be good for someone with septal defect?

Is it true that tea might not be good for someone with septal defect?

Tea: Tea and its components (especially caffeine) will have no effect on someone with a septal defect. ...Read more

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Can valve problems and septal defects be undetectable?

Can valve problems and septal defects be undetectable?

Sometimes: Sometimes small septal defects and some valve abnormalities may go clinically undetected until an echocardiogram is obtained or MRI of the heart. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a septal atrial defect?

Since birth: It's a congenital defect in which the there is a hole in the wall separating the left and right atria (upper chambers of the heart). It's usually called an "atrial septal defect" or just asd. ...Read more

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What exactly is ventricular septal defect?

What exactly is ventricular septal defect?

A hole in the heart: A ventricular septal defect is one of the most common forms of congenital heart disease, and it consists of a hole in the muscular septum that separates the right and left ventricles (lower pumping chambers). The size and location of the hole determines whether or not surgery is necessary to fix the defect. In many instances, a vsd may spontaneously close without the need for an operation. ...Read more