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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Atrial septal defect ostium secundum


Other Names for this Disease
  • ASD ostium secundum type
  • ASD, ostium secundum type
  • Atrial septal defect, ostium secundum type
  • Ostium secundum ASD
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Overview

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Basic Information

  • You can obtain information on this topic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC is recognized as the lead federal agency for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
  • MedlinePlus was designed by the National Library of Medicine to help you research your health questions, and it provides more information about this topic.
  • The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library provides information on this condition for patients and caregivers. 

In Depth Information

  • Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.  Access to this database is free of charge.
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Atrial septal defect ostium secundum. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Other Names for this Disease
  • ASD ostium secundum type
  • ASD, ostium secundum type
  • Atrial septal defect, ostium secundum type
  • Ostium secundum ASD
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.