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ALLMedicine™ Atrioventricular Septal Defect Center

Research & Reviews  217 results

Impact of concomitant complex cardiac anatomy in nonsyndromic patients with complete at...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Ramgren JJ, Zindovic I et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - We studied a cohort of patients with nonsyndromic complete atrioventricular septal defect with and without concomitant complex cardiac anatomy and compared the outcomes after surgical repair. Between 1993 and 2018, 62 nonsyndromic patients underwe...

Propensity score matched analysis of cleft closure in complete atrioventricular septal ...
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Buratto E, Lui A et. al.

Sep 7th, 2021 - Repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect (cAVSD) is achieved with low mortality. However, there is a high rate of reoperation on the left atrioventricular valve (LAVV), which is often attributed to non-closure of the cleft. Although non-c...

Commentary: Does atrioventricular septal defect atrial fenestration treat the child … o...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Backer CL

Aug 30th, 2021 - Commentary: Does atrioventricular septal defect atrial fenestration treat the child … or the surgeon?|2021|Backer CL,|

A Modified Technique for Valve Regurgitation after Partial Atrioventricular Septal Defe...
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Wang WT, Chen OD et. al.

Aug 29th, 2021 - Given its complex pathological anatomy, recurrent left atrioventricular valve regurgitation after partial atrioventricular septal defect repair remains a challenge for surgical correction. Here, we introduce a modified bridging technique by shorte...

Three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosis of intermediate atriove...
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Schusterova I, Jakubova M et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - Intermediate type atrioventricular septal defect is less frequent than complete or partial atrioventricular septal defect, and is rarely encountered in the elderly and the utility of three dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the diagno...

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News  7 results

First Trimester Use of Macrolide Antibiotics and Risk of Congenital Anomaly

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Takeaway First trimester use of macrolide antibiotics (mainly erythromycin, spiramycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin) was not associated with an increased risk of congenital heart defects (CHDs) as a whole. Erythromycin, clarithromycin and azit...

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines (ESC, 2020)

Nov 17th, 2020 - The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) updated their 2010 guidelines on the management of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) in 2020.[1,2] Class I and III recommendations are outlined. Arrhythmias in ACHD Refer patients with moderate and seve...

ECG Findings Can Help Manage Adults With Congenital Heart Disease

Sep 8th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electrocardiogram (ECG) findings and other markers can be useful for managing adult patients with a history of congenital heart disease, according to a new review. "These patients have to be cared for by cardiologists w...

Does congenital cardiac surgery training need a makeover?
Richard Mark Kirkner

Jun 21st, 2016 - Trainees in congenital cardiac surgery fellowship programs are doing more operations since the programs became accredited in 2007, but no clear parameters have emerged to determine if certification has improved the quality of training, according t.

Congenital Heart Disease Risk Assessment

Jan 1st, 2011 - One study done in the United Kingdom, for instance, identified 727 adults with surgically modified major heart defects and their 393 live offspring. Of these infants, 16 were born with cardiac malformations, representing a total recurrence risk of.

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