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Why is atrial septal defect (ASD) dangerous?

Dr. Poorna L. Nalabothu, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

In this video, Poorna Nalabothu, MD, with Heart Center at St. Mark's, explains why atrial septal defect (ASD) is dangerous. Find out how ASD, basically a hole in the heart's upper chamber, can spell disaster if left untreated.

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