How does a Heart develop and what happens if it goes wrong?
We all know about adult acquired heart disease and how atherosclerotic plaques can lead to coronary heart disease. But what about tiny babies who also have heart disease? This presentation explores the origins of the heart and the structural defects which can result when things don’t quite go perfectly.
1) To learn about the normal development of the heart
2) To learn about and categorise the main congenital heart defects
3) To link the developmental stages of the heart with how some of these defects may arise