Questions on congenital heart disease



Congenital heart disease

Classify congenital heart diseases.


Broadly based on the presence or absence of cyanosis in the affected child.

  1. Cyanotic CHD
    • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
    • Transposition of great arteries (TGA)
    • Total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (TAPVD)
    • Persistent truncus arterious
    • Tricuspid atresia
    • Ebstein anomaly
  2. Acyanotic CHD
    • With left to right shunts
      • VSD (commonest CHD)
      • ASD
      • PDA
    • Without shunt
      • Coarctation of aorta
      • Pulmonary stenosis
      • Aortic stenosis
* Step on to Paediatrics, Md Abid Hossain Mollah, 3rd Edition Page: 120
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