Midterm results of the "sandwich technique" via a right ventricle incision to repair post-infarction ventricular septal defect.

@article{Isoda2012MidtermRO,
  title={Midterm results of the "sandwich technique" via a right ventricle incision to repair post-infarction ventricular septal defect.},
  author={Susumu Isoda and Motohiko Osako and Tamizo Kimura and Yuji Mashiko and Nozomu Yamanaka and Shingo Nakamura and Tadaaki Maehara},
  journal={Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={318-21}
}
BACKGROUND Residual shunting and mortality are problems associated with current surgical repair techniques for post-infarction ventricular septal defects. METHODS We describe the mid-term results of the "sandwich technique" to repair a post-infarction ventricular septal defect (VSD), performed via a right ventricle incision. Application of direct… CONTINUE READING