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What is the cause

Obstructive lesions interfering with R ventricular overflow

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What are the 2 types

Valvular stenosis
Infundibular stenosis

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Where is the obstruction

Between R ventricle and pulmonary artery

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What are the 2 most important diagnostic tests

EKG
Cardiac cath

4

What are the s/s

Cyanosis
Chest/epigastric pain

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What med is given and why

Prostaglandin to keep open

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How is this treated

Balloon valvuloplasty
Valvulotomy
Resection

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What are potential side effects of prostaglandin

Flushing
Arrhythmias
Hypotension
Seizure