Ventricular Septal Defect

A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole in the ventricular septum, which is the wall between the main pumping chambers of the heart (ventricles). VSD is among the most common types of congenital heart defects and is often referred to as a 'hole in the heart'.

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