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Secondary subaortic stenosis after patch closure of subarterial ventricular septal defect.
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PMID:  20706569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Subaortic stenosis usually occurs without a previous heart operation, however, it can occur after heart surgery as well, with a condition known as a secondary subaortic stenosis (SSS). SSS has been reported after surgical repair of several congenital heart defects. There are only a few recorded cases of SSS after repair of ventricular septal defect (VSD). Here we report a rare case of SSS that occurred 3 years after surgical repair of subarterial VSD. A follow-up echocardiogram is essential for detecting SSS caused by the newly developed subaortic membrane in patients who had cardiac surgery.
Authors:
Young Kuk Cho; Soo Min Oh; Ji Won Joo; Jae Sook Ma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular ultrasound     Volume:  18     ISSN:  2005-9655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Ultrasound     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-13     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101477138     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Ultrasound     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam National University Hospital, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea.
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