ASD

ASD: fixed S2 splitting, right heart enlargement, dx w echo


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  • ASD
  • aka: Atrial septal defect,
  • fixed S2 splitting, right heart enlargement, dx w echo
  • exercise intolerance, palpitations
  • fixed S2 splitting, RV heave, midsystolic & mid-diastolic murmurs (increased flow of rt hrt)
  • RA↑, RV↑ (CXR, echo), echo shows flow across atria, pulm artery↑, atrial arrhythmias (EKG)
  • most commonly foramen ovale / ostium secundum defect
  • if symptomatic, then surgery or percutaneous repair