Cardiac Septal Defects: Symptoms
The is a wall of which separates the left from the right heart. Defects allow to flow from the right side of the heart to the left, reducing the heart’s efficiency.
Signs and Symptoms of Cardiac Septal Defects
Many babies who are born with (ASDs) have no signs or symptoms. However, as they grow, these children may be small for their age.
When signs and symptoms do occur, a is the most common. A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound heard during a heartbeat.
If a large isn’t repaired, the extra flow to the right side of the can damage the heart and and cause . This generally doesn’t occur until adulthood. Signs and symptoms of heart failure include:…