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Cyanotic defects are defects in which blood pumped to the body contains less-than-normal amounts of oxygen, resulting in a condition called cyanosis. It causes a blue discoloration of the skin. Infants with cyanosis are often called "blue babies."
Some of the problems that cause too little blood to pass through the lungs include the following:
A surgical shunting procedure is often necessary to increase the blood flow to the lungs.
Immediate medical intervention is necessary to correct this condition.
Open trials refer to studies currently recruiting participants or that may recruit participants in the near future. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but similar studies may open in the future.
Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.