The Effect on Somatic Growth of Surgical and Catheter Treatment of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects


Historical studies suggest an association between atrial septal defect (ASD) and impaired growth with inconsistent improvement following closure. Limited data exist regarding the impact on growth in the era of transcatheter therapy. To evaluate the effect of closure on growth, we conducted a retrospective review of patients undergoing surgical or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00246-017-1678-6

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