Transcatheter closure of congenital ventricular septal defects in adult: mid-term results and complications.

@article{Chessa2009TranscatheterCO,
  title={Transcatheter closure of congenital ventricular septal defects in adult: mid-term results and complications.},
  author={M Loredana Chessa and Gianfranco Butera and Diana Gabriela Negura and Claudio Maria Bussadori and Alessandro Giamberti and Vlasta Fesslov{\'a} and M{\'a}rio Carminati},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={70-3}
}
INTRODUCTION Transcatheter treatment of congenital heart defects in adult patients is dramatically changing the way in which this population is being treated. This report outlines mid-term follow-up results and complications in adult patients that underwent transcatheter VSD closure. METHODS The data of 40 adult patients who underwent transcatheter closure of a VSD at our institution were collected prospectively between January 2000 and June 2006. The inclusion criteria for this study were… CONTINUE READING