To follow up with our episode about atrial septal defects, it’s now time to look at how this same anomaly affects physiology when it occurs in the ventricles. In this podcast episode, I’ll talk you through:

  • How a VSD affects physiology
  • Review of the flow of blood through the heart
  • Complications of a VSD, including Eisenmenger syndrome
  • Symptoms a baby with VSD may have
  • How a VSD is treated

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