Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
"Heart Septal Defects, Atrial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Developmental abnormalities in any portion of the ATRIAL SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communications between the two upper chambers of the heart. Classification of atrial septal defects is based on location of the communication and types of incomplete fusion of atrial septa with the ENDOCARDIAL CUSHIONS in the fetal heart. They include ostium primum, ostium secundum, sinus venosus, and coronary sinus defects.
|Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
- Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
- Atrial Septal Defects
- Atrial Septal Defect
- Defect, Atrial Septal
- Defects, Atrial Septal
- Septal Defect, Atrial
- Septal Defects, Atrial
Persistent Ostium Primum
- Persistent Ostium Primum
- Ostium Primum, Persistent
- Primum, Persistent Ostium
- Atrial Septal Defect Ostium Primum
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