This group of conditions is characterised by the presence of a right-to-left shunt of desaturated blood into the systemic circulation. This imparts a cyanotic colour to the skin and mucous membranes.


Pulmonary Artery Septal Defect Aortic Stenosis Atrial Septal Defect Pulmonary Vascular Resistance 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald N. Ross
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  1. 1.Guy’s HospitalLondonUK

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