Glossary

Left-to-right shunt
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E.g. in ventricular septal defects. A hole in the cardiac septum allows oxygenated blood to flow from the left to the right ventricle and from there to the lungs

Author(s): Kinderherzstiftung, Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Sticker, Hermine Nock
Last updated: 2009-04-28