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What family history would you look for?
hereditary disease, sudden death, maternal lupus
What 5 personal history aspects might you look for?
chest pain, murmur, joint problems, medications, neurology
What are the 2 most common causes of cyanotic heart disease?
tetralogy of fallot, transposition of great arteries, truncus arteriosus
what are the 4 most common causes of acyanotic heart disease?
VSD, PDA, ASD, endocardial cushion defects
What syndromal associations are there with heart disease?
Holt-Oram syndrome (autosomal dominant), Down's, trisomy 13 + 18, tetralogy of fallot
What are the complications of VSDs?
failure to thrive, recurrent RTIs, Eisenmenger's syndrome
What is management for transposition of the grat arteries?
Prostaglandin E, reimplant aorta and pulmonary trunks with transfer o the coronary arteries.
On x ray you see a boot shaped heart. What do you consider and what association is there?
Tetralogy of fallot, associated with Downs syndrome
What is management of tetralogy fo fallot?
postpone repair til 5-7 years.
On echo you are told there is tricuspid insufficiency, with inferior displacement of the tricuspid into the R ventricle. The CXR shows a balloon shaped heart. What is this?
What is the association of cardiomyopathies?