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The most common form of atrial septal defect (ASD) is:

a. Sinus venosus defect
b. Ostium primum defect
c. Ostium secundum defect
d. Combined primum and secundum defect

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The most common age to close asymptomatic ASDs is:

a. In the immediate newborn period
b. After the child reaches 10 kg in weight
c. Age 4-5 years
d. During puberty

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Which of the following is NOT an acceptable treatment for aortic valve stenosis with a hypoplastic left ventricle (LV)?

a. Balloon valvotomy
b. Intubation and initiation of prostaglandin
c. Surgical valvotomy
d. Norwood procedure

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The most common location for a coarctation of the aorta (COA) is:

a. Aortic arch
b. Distal to the left subclavian artery
c. At the diaphragm
d. At the level of the renal arteries

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The treatment of choice for recurrent COA (after surgical repair) in a preschool-aged child:

a. Resection and primary anastomosis
b. Resection with interposition graft
c. Balloon dilatation alone
d. Balloon dilatation with stenting

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