Atrial Septal Defect: Spectrum of Care

@article{Kharouf2007AtrialSD,
  title={Atrial Septal Defect: Spectrum of Care},
  author={Rami Kharouf and Douglas M Luxenberg and Omer Khalid and Ra-id Abdulla},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={271-280}
}
Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a common congenital heart defect. Variability in management of this lesion exists among clinicians. A review of the literature reveals that there is lack of standard guidelines for the evaluation and management of patients with different types of ASDs. This survey-based study was conducted to test the uniformity of diagnostic and therapeutic approach to management of children with secundum, sinus venosus, and primum ASDs. Survey questionnaires were prepared to… CONTINUE READING