Questions tagged [heart-disease]

Questions related to diseases involving the cardiovascular system - heart disease.

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Difference between Eisenmenger syndrome and ventricular septal defect

What is the difference between Eisenmenger syndrome and ventricular septal defect? They are both related to a hole between the two ventricles, right?
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Avoiding acute mountain sickness, high altitude pulmonary & cerebral edema

I have to fly to a town which is at high altitude. What precautions/drugs can I take to avoid acute mountain sickness or more life threatening accumulation of fluid in brain or lungs (high altitude ...