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How does atrial septal defect affect pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on the size of the defect.
Generally smalls defects usually do not cause any problems.

In brief: Depends

Depends on the size of the defect.
Generally smalls defects usually do not cause any problems.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Talk to a cardiologi

Talk to a cardiologist & get an echocardiogram to assess severity & discuss management.

In brief: Talk to a cardiologi

Talk to a cardiologist & get an echocardiogram to assess severity & discuss management.
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends

ASD effects depend upon the degree of left-to-right shunt and status of the pulmonary vasculature.
Hopefully, you do not have reversal of this shunt that will cause cyanosis. Echo evaluation is needed and so a cardiologist needs to get involved to delineate these issues.

In brief: It depends

ASD effects depend upon the degree of left-to-right shunt and status of the pulmonary vasculature.
Hopefully, you do not have reversal of this shunt that will cause cyanosis. Echo evaluation is needed and so a cardiologist needs to get involved to delineate these issues.
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
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