51 year-old male with dyspnea and hypoxia

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With continued advancements in medical practice, physicians are caring for more adult patients with congenital heart diseases and their sequelae. We report a 51 year-old with obstructive sleep apnea presenting with dyspnea, hypoxia and pulmonary hypertension, found to have a congenital atrial septal defect. The patient had symptomatic improvement following percutaneous closure of his ostium secundum atrial septal defect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-137
Number of pages3
JournalRespiratory Medicine CME
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010


  • Atrial septal defect
  • Congenital
  • Heart disease
  • Hypoxia
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Shunt

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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