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Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial Septal Defect - How to prevent?

Atrial Septal Defect - Diagnosis

If your doctor suspects you have a heart defect, your doctor may request one or more of the following tests:

  • Echocardiogram (heart ultrasound) is the most commonly used test to diagnose an atrial septal defect.
  • Chest X-ray helps your doctor to see the condition of your heart and lungs and it may identify conditions other than a heart defect that may explain your signs or symptoms.
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that records the electrical activity of your heart and helps identify heart rhythm problems.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is ordered to assess for right heart dilatation 

Atrial Septal Defect - Preparing for surgery

Atrial Septal Defect - Post-surgery care

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