When Is It Better to Wait? Surgical Timing and Recurrence Risk for Children Undergoing Repair of Subaortic Stenosis

Recurrence of subaortic stenosis (SAS) after surgery is common in children. The effects of patient characteristics and surgical timing on disease recurrence are largely unknown. We performed a retrospective study, assessing the relative effects of patient age and left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient on the need for reoperation for recurrent SAS… CONTINUE READING