Hi am 30 year old, recently during routine check up using 2D echo for heart found that i have an ASD from left to right of size 6.5MM. And suggested to do TEE, when i did TEE i got the following result,
6X8mm secundum ASD(Left to right shunt)
Mild RA/RV dilation
Septal motion flat
Normal pulmonary drainage
doctor told that its not serious case, but i got feared and created anxiety.
Is there any chance that it will close automatically. Or do i need to any other checkup's
or just do the followup
Hi I am James, I had two holes in my heart, ASD OSTIUM SECUNDUM, left to right shunt with 2.5mm and 3.00mm hole, I had gone thru open heart surgery to close it and now its the thing of past. Please seek advice from your doctor on what he suggests. As the medical science is advancing there is no risk even if you go thru a surgery. I heard most of the cases these kind of things dont need a surgery but just in case..
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.