Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

by Joseph Alpert, MD
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Congenital heart diseases are a group of anatomical heart anomalies that are present since birth. Various causes are implicated in congenital heart diseases including intrauterine infections, medications and genetic factors.These congenital anomalies are associated with failure to thrive, heart failure, respitatory problems and precipitation of infection.

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  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:34 h
  • Quiz questions 18
  • Articles 2

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Your Educators of course Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.

Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.


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Could use imaging
By Bjarni J. on 07. November 2017 for Conclusion – Congenital Heart Disease

Could really include some of the image diagnoses, seeing as you talk about them. Other than that good lecture.