Outcomes of inferior sinus venosus defect repair.

@article{Banka2011OutcomesOI,
  title={Outcomes of inferior sinus venosus defect repair.},
  author={Puja Banka and Emile Antoine Bacha and Andrew J. Powell and Oscar J. Benavidez and Tal Geva},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={142 3},
  pages={517-22}
}
OBJECTIVE Inferior sinus venosus defect is an unusual form of interatrial communication with few published data on surgical outcomes. We sought to compare outcomes of surgical repair of inferior sinus venosus defect with those of large secundum atrial septal defects. METHODS Patients undergoing surgical closure of an isolated interatrial defect were reviewed, and those with inferior sinus venosus defect were identified on the basis of predetermined anatomic criteria. For each case, 2 controls… CONTINUE READING

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