Adult congenital heart disease - Cardiology Explained - NCBI Bookshelf - vsd heart surgery adult

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Department of Surgery - Ventricular Septal Defect vsd heart surgery adult


Closing a large VSD by open-heart surgery usually is done in infancy or childhood Adults who were told they "had a hole in their heart" that closed on its own.

An adult who has a VSD without any symptoms probably does not require intervention but Does the heart function normally following surgical repair of a VSD?.

ASDs and VSDs allow blood to pass from the left side of the heart to the right side . .. Teens and young adults rarely need additional surgeries once VSDs are.

In addition to VSD closure, surgery included aortic valve replacement (7 cases), Adult; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular/surgery*.

In the first decade, a further 25% require surgery to maintain or improve their life. ASD: atrial septal defect; PDA: patent ductus arteriosus; TGA: transposition of.