Ventricular septal defects - isolated

Case contributed by Brendan Cullinane


Case A: 18 year-old gravid female at 19 weeks as per dating ultrasound. Large VSD. Case B: 19 year-old gravid female at 18 weeks and 6 days as per the ultrasound done for Nuchal translucency. Screening for congenital abnormalities unremarkable. NT = 1.8 mm. Small VSD.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

The color Doppler image shows blood flow through the defect from right to left ventricle.

Case Discussion

Two case studies of isolated ventricular septal defects within the membranous portion of the septum. One large defect and one small.

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Case information

rID: 12866
Published: 21st Jan 2011
Last edited: 24th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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