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Defect of the week: Endocardial Fibroelastosis(EF)

This week we will be switching off and discussing another rare heart defect called Endocardial Fibroelastosis(EF). EF occurs when a child’s heart tissue thickens, because of too much tissue growing particularly around the valves. 248 more words

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Using Ultrasound

I spent my morning working with a Philips Ultrasound machine. We used it to look at the heart of a volunteer and more specifically to be able to look at the movement of various valves in synchronisation with each other. 102 more words

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Defect of the week: Ventricular Septal Defect

This week, we will be discussing a more common, but less life-threatening congenital heart defect. We will be discussing what is called a Ventricular Septal Defect. 376 more words

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