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Is atrial septal defect considered to be a heart disease?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and no

ASD is considered a congenital heart defect(present at birth).
Failure to receive corrective treatment during childhood can lead to secondary heart conditions including rhythm disturbances, or heart dysfunction. It is more a matter of how you define the term.

In brief: Yes and no

ASD is considered a congenital heart defect(present at birth).
Failure to receive corrective treatment during childhood can lead to secondary heart conditions including rhythm disturbances, or heart dysfunction. It is more a matter of how you define the term.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics

In brief: Sort of

It is considered congenital heart disease as opposed to corornary artery disease.

In brief: Sort of

It is considered congenital heart disease as opposed to corornary artery disease.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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