Chapter 14. Atrial Septal Defect (Secundum)

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch14

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Atrial Septal Defect (Secundum), in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch14

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • ventricular or atrial origin;
  • atrial septal defect (secundum);
  • atrial septal defect of secundum or fossa ovalis type - common congenital heart defect;
  • pulmonary hypertension;
  • pulmonary arterial systolic pressure and pulmonary vascular resistance;
  • right ventricle - dilated with larger shunts;
  • atrial septal defect and mitral valve prolapse;
  • paradoxical embolization;
  • pulmonary vascular disease;
  • thrombus on left atrial side of device after placement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Clinical features

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References