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.