Common Heart Defect Limits Exercise Ability: Study | Health News

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People born with a hole in their heart may lose 20% or more of their exercise capacity as they age, even if the defect is repaired. A ventricular septal defect is a hole in the wall separating […]

Common heart defect – repaired or not

Research Highlights: Adults born with a hole in their heart may lose 20% or more of their exercise capacity regardless of surgical repair. Young adults with the defect are known to have poorer exercise ability than their healthy counterparts, however, it is unclear if exercise capacity would deteriorate with age. […]

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