Asymptomatic hypoxia in a young pregnant lady--unusual presentation of atrial septal defect.


Atrial septal defect (ASD) accounts for approximately a third of all congenital heart disease in adults. It is rarely diagnosed and less likely to cause any symptoms during infancy, but approximately more than half become symptomatic around their fifth decade. In clinical setting it commonly presents as exertional dyspnoea, atrial arrhythmias, right heart… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.12.039


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