Acyanotic and Cyanotic Congenital Heart Diseases

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Abstract

There has been tremendous progress in treatment of heart disease in children. Device therapy is increasingly being used in acyanotic congenital heart disease, while surgical results have improved significantly to give smile to many cyanotic heart disease children and their parents. This article makes an attempt to increase awareness of general pediatricians about common congenital heart diseases.

Keywords

Congenital heart disease Acyanotic congenital heart disease Diagnosis Therapy 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyB R Ambedkar Medical CollegeRaipurIndia

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