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Eisenmenger Syndrome

Definition

Reversal of a congenital shunt from left-to-right to right-to-left secondary to severe pulmonary hypertension

Etiology

Any congenital malformation that was formerly a left-to-right shunt (e.g., atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus)

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Treatment

Important to Note

Eisenmenger's complex is defined as a cyanotic heart defect consisting of ventricular septal defect, dextroposition of the aorta, pulmonary hypertension, and right ventricular hypertrophy

 

 

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