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Heart Diseases, Congenital 

Heart disease is one of a number of different diseases which afflict the heart. The most common heart diseases include: * Coronary heart disease, the end result of the accumulation of atheromatous plaques within the walls of the arteries that supply the myocardium * Ischaemic heart disease, a disease characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart. * Cardiovascular disease, a class of diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins).Implies under this c...

The term "congenital heart disease" indicates that a structural problem (or defect) in a baby's heart is present at birth. A baby's heart begins to form shortly after conception. By the end of the 2nd month of pregnancy, the baby's heart is completely formed. It is during this time that a congenital heart defect can occur. In this case, a part of the heart, heart valves, and/or blood vessels near the heart do not develop properly. When this happens, blood flow can: * Slow down * Go i...


Heart Diseases as related to Congenital Heart Disease