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defect

Crystallog a local deviation from regularity in the crystal lattice of a solid

Defect

In lumber, an irregularity occurring in or on wood that will tend to impair its strength, durability, or utility value.

defect

[′dē‚fekt]
(science and technology)
An irregularity that spoils the appearance or impairs the usefulness or effectiveness of an object or a material by causing weakness or failure.

defect

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.

defect

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Lutembacher Syndrome (LS) is a rare cardiac clinical entity comprising of an unusual combination of atrial septal defect (ASD) and acquired Mitral valve stenosis (usually of the rheumatic nature).
He said that most often an atrial septal defect is diagnosed when a physician hears a heart murmur during a physical examination.
Totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair with robotic assistance.
overriding of the aorta, right ventricular hypertrophy, ventricular septal defect and RVOT obstruction14.
Conclusion: Early closure of doubly committed subarterial ventricular septal defect with appropriate management of aortic valve disease can halt the process of disease progression.
Echocardiography (figure 2) showed a 3 mm ostium secundum atrial septal defect and a fenestrated atrial septal aneurysm with its excursion towards the left atrium (12 mm) with a right to left shunt.
Complex abnormalities were detected in 11 cases, which included patent ductus arteriosus in four, atrial septal defect in five, and pulmonary stenosis in two, which were closed simultaneously.
Abbreviations SSS --sick sinus syndrome SND --sinus node dysfunction ASD --atrial septal defect ECG --electrocardiogram DDDR --dual chamber rate adaptive pacemaker CHD --congenital heart disease SVASD --sinus venosus atrial septal defect
The subtypes of fetal cardiovascular malformations were ranked in a frequency order from high to low as ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, tetralogy of Fallot, and others (Table 1).
Differential diagnosis includes sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, muscular ventricular septum aneurysm, membranous ventricular septal defect.
Knowledge of these variations are significant in heart diseases like arrhythmias, ventricular dysfunctions, septal defects, etc.