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Surgical treatment of an unusual atrial septal defect: the vestibular defect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15691416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 14-year-old female patient underwent surgical treatment of multiple atrial septal defects associated with unroofed coronary sinus and pulmonary valvar stenosis. One of the defects was that of the superior oval fossa and the other a large ellipsoidal defect positioned inferior to the inferior rim of the oval fossa. The patient underwent primary closure of the defects with a favorable result. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first surgical experience of an unusual atrial septal defect or the vestibular defect.
Toyoki Fukuda; Ichiro Kashima; Shigeki Yoshiba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1047-9511     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-04     Completed Date:  2005-06-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  212-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Kiyose Children's Hospital, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
Echocardiography, Doppler
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Catheterization
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery*
Pulmonary Subvalvular Stenosis / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome

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