Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is sometimes called "a hole in the heart." Children who have a VSD have an opening in the tissue (the septum) between the heart's lower chambers (the ventricles). If the VSD is large, the child's heart may have to pump harder to deliver enough oxygen to the body.

Ventricular Septal Defect: Bridget's Story

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