cyanotic congenital heart defect

cyanotic congenital heart defect

[sī′ənot′ik]
an inborn heart defect that allows the mixing of unsaturated (venous) blood with saturated (arterial) blood to produce cyanosis.
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However, coagulopathy associated with cyanotic congenital heart defect may also be contributory.
We also know that fixing a cyanotic congenital heart defect may in fact enhance brain function because the chronic hypoxic state of an unrepaired problem is potentially of greater harm.