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Congenital Heart Defects:
Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis



Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis is characterized by small branch pulmonary arteries going to the lungs. Below, you can see how this defect looks in the heart.

At right you can see how this defect looks in a baby. The small pulmonary arteries create a heart murmur. A heart murmur is a swishing or whistling sound the doctor can hear when he listens to your child's heart through a stethoscope. To learn more about heart murmurs, click here.


   

 

Problems with the Walls:
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) : Fix | Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) : Fix

Problems with the Doors:
Tricuspid Valve Atresia : Fix 1 | Fix 2 | Fix 3 | Ebstein's Anomaly
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome : Fix 1 | Fix 2 | Fix 3
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
| Aortic Valve Stenosis

Problems with the Chambers:
Hypoplastic Right Ventricle

Problems with the Hallways:
Coarctation of the Aorta : Fix | Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
Transposition of the Great Arteries : Fixed
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Problems with the Plumbing:
Anomalous Origin of the Coronary Arteries from the Pulmonary Artery

Problems Involving More Than One Part of the Heart:
Tetralogy of Fallot : Fixed
Truncus Arteriosus : Fixed | Common Atrioventricular Canal : Fix 1 | Fix 2

Ductus Arteriosus : Fix 1 | Fix 2


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