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VSD - 3 mm , ASD- 5mm and 2.5 mm
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VSD - 3 mm , ASD- 5mm and 2.5 mm
BABY AGE IS 15 DAYS, WE FOUND FOLLOWING DEFECTS IN HIS HEART.

1) SMALL(5 MM) FENESTRATED OSTIUM SECUNDUM ASD WITH LEFT TO RIGHT FLOW. ADDITIONAL SMALL (2.5 MM) INTERATRIAL COMMUNICATION AT LOWER END OF IAS WITH LEFT TO RIGHT FLOW.

2) PERIMEMBRANOUS VSD , PARTIALLY CLOSED BY SEPTAL LEAFLET OF TRICUSPID VALVE. EFFECTIVE SEPAL DEFECT IS 3 MM WITH LEFT TO RIGHT SHUNT , PEAK GRADIENT 35 MM HG

ANY DOCTOR CAN GIVE ADVICE FOR BETTER TREATMENT

THANKING YOU

REGARDS

SUPRIYA BISWAS

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773655 tn?1340656399
The atrial hole is normal for a newborn and will likely close in the first year or so of life. A 3 mm VSD is small and likely will close over time, but even if it did not, is unlikely to need surgery.  Make sure that your child is feeding well and gaining weight. Routine follow up is all that is needed here.
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pls reply and give your valuable suggestion.

i am waiting your reply

Regards

Supriya
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Madam ,

Thanks for reply.

At present child is feeding well

Please find below Weight gaining details

Born weight is 2.590 kg dated 20/05/2013 present weight is 4.300 kg after 48 days weight increased 1.710 kg .
Pls give the suggestion these weight increase is normal or below range


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At present child is feeding well

Please find below Weight gaining details

Born weight is 2.590 kg dated 20/05/2013 present weight is 4.300 kg after 48 days weight increased 1.710 kg .
Pls give the suggestion these weight increase is normal or below range


Supriya
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773655 tn?1340656399
Yes that is good weight gain.
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