Children's Health and Wellness

Heart Defects Causing Extra Blood Flow Through the Lungs

Heart defects that cause too much blood flow through the lungs require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some of these defects, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Print Source: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Kleigman, Robert M. 18th edition, 2007, pp. 1883-93.
Online Editor: Andrea Miller
Online Medical Reviewer: Bassem N. Mora, MD, MBA
Online Medical Reviewer: Foster, Sara M. RN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: Lyle, Teresa, RN, MSN, CPNP
Date Last Reviewed: 3/17/2010
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