Chapter 4. Acyanosis and Increased Pulmonary Blood Flow (Left-to-Right Shunt)

  1. Walter H. Johnson Jr. M.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics1 and
  2. James H. Moller M.D.2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300697.ch4

Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide

Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide

How to Cite

Johnson, W. H. and Moller, J. H. (2008) Acyanosis and Increased Pulmonary Blood Flow (Left-to-Right Shunt), in Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300697.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, H 320, 620 South 20th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

  2. 2

    University of Minnesota Medical School, MMC 288, Room 203 VCRC, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0374, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178181

Online ISBN: 9781444300697

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Keywords:

  • acyanosis and increased pulmonary blood flow;
  • ventricular septal defect;
  • holosystolic murmur on physical examination;
  • Chest X-ray showing normal appearing pulmonary vasculature at birth;
  • uncorrected large ventricular septal defect;
  • infundibular pulmonary stenosis;
  • large ventricular septal defect and two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography;
  • left ventriculography and position of ventricular septal defect;
  • cardiac catheterization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ventricular septal defect

  • Patent ductus arteriosus

  • Atrial septal defect

  • Endocardial cushion defect