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Ventricular Septal Defect (cont.)

Prevention

A woman can do nothing during pregnancy to prevent her baby from developing a ventricular septal defect.

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A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole or a defect in the septum that divides the 2 lower chambers of the heart and that results in a communication between the ventricular cavities.

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