Evaluation of Left to Right Shunts by the Pediatrician: How to Follow, When to Refer for Intervention?

Left to right shunts are the most common congenital heart defects which may cause increased pulmonary blood flow leading to dilatation of cardiac chambers, congestive heart failure, pulmonary artery hypertension and eventually Eisenmenger's syndrome. Many children are, however, referred late for correction making them either high risk for intervention or… CONTINUE READING