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This defect is an opening where

Between the left and right atria

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Pts are usually a symptomatic, but whatever s/s might be seen

Decreased exercise tolerance
Dyspnea
Murmur

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Where is the murmur heard

Upper L sternal border

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When is surgical correction done

2 - 4 years

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What surgery is done

Teflon patch during cardiac cath