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We give hope for children with heart defects. This site gives an idea about different types of congenital heart disease. It has links to several websites specialized in inborn diseases of the heart, their description, ways of diagnosis and the treatment options.

 

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Congenital Heart Diseases Abbreviations & Definitions
Abbr

Name

All
CHD

Adult
CHD

AS Aortic Stenosis

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ASD Atrial Septal Defect

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AV Canal Atrioventricular Canal Defect

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BAV Bicuspid Aortic Valve

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CCHB Complete Congenital Heart Block

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ccTGA Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (same as ccTGV)

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ccTGV Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Vessels (same as ccTGA)

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CHD Congenital Heart Disease

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CoA Coarctation or the Aorta

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DAA Double Aortic Arch

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DORV Double Outlet Right Ventricle

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DiGeorge Syndrome

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Ebstein's Anomaly

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EF Endocardial Fibroelastosis

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ECMO Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

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Eisenmenger’s Syndrome

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HCM Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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HLHS Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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HRHS Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome

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IAA Interupted Aortic Arch

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LVOTO Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction

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MAPCA Major Aorto/Pulmonary Collateral Arterials

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MVP Mitral Valve Prolapse

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Noonan Syndrome

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PA Pulmonary Atresia

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PAPVR Partially Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

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PDA Patent Ductus Arterious

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PS Pulmonary Stenosis

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RVOTO Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction

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SS Subaortic Stenosis

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SV Single Ventricle

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SVAS Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis

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TA Tricuspid Atresia

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TA Truncus Arteriosis

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TAPVD or TAPVR Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage or Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

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TGA Transposition of the Great Arteries (same as TGV)

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TGV Transposition of the Great Vessels (same as TGA)

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TOF Tetralogy of Fallot

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VSD Ventricular Septal Defect

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Williams Syndrome

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Normal Heart How the Heart Works

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