Eisenmenger complex

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Ei·sen·men·ger com·plex

(ī'zĕn-men'gĕr),
the combination of ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension and consequent right-to-left shunt through the defect, with or without an associated overriding aorta.
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Ei·sen·men·ger com·plex

(ī'zĕn-meng'ĕr kom'pleks)
The combination of a ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension and consequent right-to-left shunt through the defect, with or without an associated overriding aorta.
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Eisenmenger complex

The structural abnormalities in the heart and the lungs that underlie the EISENMENGER SYNDROME.
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Eisenmenger,

Victor, German physician, 1864-1932.
Eisenmenger complex - the combination of ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension and consequent right-to-left shunt through the defect, with or without an associated overriding aorta. Synonym(s): Eisenmenger defect; Eisenmenger disease; Eisenmenger tetralogy
Eisenmenger defect - Synonym(s): Eisenmenger complex
Eisenmenger disease - Synonym(s): Eisenmenger complex
Eisenmenger syndrome - cardiac failure usually due to the Eisenmenger complex, a ventricular septal defect.
Eisenmenger tetralogy - Synonym(s): Eisenmenger complex
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Majority of the patients were of acyanotic CHD (n=114, 57%) while 86 (43%) patients had cyanotic heart disease including Eisenmenger disease. The most common cyanotic congenital heart disease was TOF (n=42, 21%) followed by Eisenmenger syndrome which was 16.5% (n=33).