What is considered a large ASD?

What is considered a large ASD?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain about large ASD. A small ASD of less than 6mm can wait for 5 years for its spontaneous closure. Moderate ASD is 6-8 mm in diameter and large ASD is more than 8 mm in diameter. Large ASD usually requires correction as it will not close spontaneously.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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