Heritable ventricular septal defect in Yucatan miniature swine.


A heritable ventricular septal defect (VSD) was found in a strain of Yucatan miniature swine. The defect was determined to be a high membranous VSD analogous in anatomic location to the most common from of VSD in humans. Eighteen animals were studied clinically, hemodynamically and at necropsy to characterize the defect. Three mature animals developed… (More)


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@article{Swindle1990HeritableVS, title={Heritable ventricular septal defect in Yucatan miniature swine.}, author={M. Michael Swindle and Robert P. Thompson and Blase Anthony Carabello and Alison Campbell Smith and B J Hepburn and D R Bodison and W J Corin and Ali Reza Fazel and Will Biederman and Francis G. Spinale}, journal={Laboratory animal science}, year={1990}, volume={40 2}, pages={155-61} }