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Congenital heart diseases--what are most common and which are preventable?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Vsd very common

A ventricular septal defect , a hole in the wall between the 2 lower chambers, is fairly common.
Prevention would involve avoiding medications during pregnancy and taking prenatal vitamins.

In brief: Vsd very common

A ventricular septal defect , a hole in the wall between the 2 lower chambers, is fairly common.
Prevention would involve avoiding medications during pregnancy and taking prenatal vitamins.
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Richard Humes
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: CHD

Congenital heart disease occurs in less than 1% of births.
Simple defects such as ventricular septal defect are most common. There is no 'prevention' of congenital defects that is currently known.

In brief: CHD

Congenital heart disease occurs in less than 1% of births.
Simple defects such as ventricular septal defect are most common. There is no 'prevention' of congenital defects that is currently known.
Dr. Richard Humes
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