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2009-03-21-08 Ventricular septal defect © Quiroga www.thefetus.net/

Ventricular septal defect 

 Hector Quiroga, MD.

Centro Médico Profesional Rosancar. Barquisimeto, Estado Lara, Venezuela.

 

   

Case report

The following images and video show a case of the ventricular septal defect diagnosed at 18th week of pregnancy.

Images 1, 2: 18 weeks of pregnancy; the images show color Doppler scans of the fetal heart at the level of the four-chamber view with the ventricular septal defect (arrow). The image 2 represents a fusion of the image 1 with a drawing explaining the structures visible on the image 1 (RV - right ventricle; LV - left ventricle; arrow points at the color jet streaming through ventricular septal defect).

 

Video 1: 18 weeks of pregnancy; the video shows color Doppler scan of the fetal heart at the level of the four-chamber view with the ventricular septal defect (arrow).

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