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Atrial septal defect in adults.

Authors
  • Popelová, J
  • Hlavácek, K
  • Honĕk, T
  • Spatenka, J
  • Kölbel, F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1996
Volume
12
Issue
10
Pages
983–988
Identifiers
PMID: 9191490
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study suggests to operate adults with ASD larger than 10 mm by TEE with signs of right ventricle overload and/or Qp/Qs 1.5 or more, who have normal PAR. Operative mortality was zero in both age groups, the functional repair was better in younger patients (under 40 years).

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