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Can you please tell me about the 5 congenital heart diseases?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: The 5 cyanotic?

Often the 5 most common cyanotic heart diseases are called "the 5 ts" : 1.
Tetralogy of fallot (tof) 2. Transposition of the great arteries (tga) 3. Truncus arteriosus 4. Tricuspid atresia 5. Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (tapvc) i suspect this is what you are asking.

In brief: The 5 cyanotic?

Often the 5 most common cyanotic heart diseases are called "the 5 ts" : 1.
Tetralogy of fallot (tof) 2. Transposition of the great arteries (tga) 3. Truncus arteriosus 4. Tricuspid atresia 5. Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (tapvc) i suspect this is what you are asking.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Nice summary, Dr. Cook! I'd forgotten that great mnemonic!
Dr. Alex Golden
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Many more than 5

There are many more than 5 types of congenital heart disease.
Some of the most common are: asd vsd bicuspid aortic valve pda tetralogy of fallot transposition of the great arteries av canal defect truncus arteriosus communis tricuspid atresia pulmonary atresia hypoplastic left heart syndrome total anomalous pulmonary venous connection double outlet ventricles single ventricle and more...

In brief: Many more than 5

There are many more than 5 types of congenital heart disease.
Some of the most common are: asd vsd bicuspid aortic valve pda tetralogy of fallot transposition of the great arteries av canal defect truncus arteriosus communis tricuspid atresia pulmonary atresia hypoplastic left heart syndrome total anomalous pulmonary venous connection double outlet ventricles single ventricle and more...
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