Ventricular Septal Defect (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
A woman can do nothing during pregnancy to prevent her baby from developing a ventricular septal defect.
During the growth of a child, the defect may become smaller and close on its own.
Several other conditions may result from ventricular septal defects.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/29/2014
Mark Merlin, DO, FACEP
Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C
Alan D Forker, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Jonathan Adler, MD
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