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Is an atrial septal defect a hereditary condition?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Multiple genes
The information needed to code for normal formation of the heart travels in many genes.
There is a linkage to other forms of congenital heard defect. Someone with an ASD will have a 4% risk of having a kid with some form of chd , not necessarily the same one.

In brief: Multiple genes
The information needed to code for normal formation of the heart travels in many genes.
There is a linkage to other forms of congenital heard defect. Someone with an ASD will have a 4% risk of having a kid with some form of chd , not necessarily the same one.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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