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Result of echo?

My friend is having Atrial Septum Defect. The echo report shows the following results. He is 32 years old. Is there any serious abnormality found?

Report:
normal LV size and contractility
no regional wall motion abnormality
normal valves
A small membraneous ASD (0.9cm diameter)with L-R shunt noted

MMode/2d measurements &calculations:
IVSd:0/793cm
IVSs :1.47cm
LVIDd:4.84cm
LVIDs:2.86cm
LVPWd:0.952cm
LVPWs:1.43cm
FS:41.0 %
EF(Teich):0.717
SV(Teich)78.5ml

Doppler measurements &calculations:
MV E point:93.6 cm/s
MV A point:57.2cm/s
MV E/A:          1.64

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There is a hole between the right and left atrium and some blood is passing from the left atrium to the right atrium.  This a congenital defect as the hole usually closes after birth, the passing of blood left to right and the small size is not considered serious.  There probably isn't any symptoms associated with the defect, but if it enlarges there may be shortness of breath with exertion.  

If there develops a symptoms, the success rate with intervention for successful closure is good for atrial septal defect size of 15 mm or less.
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