Aortopulmonary septal defect and longevity

N. R. Niles, W. A. Schmidt

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A patient with a large congenital aortopulmonary septal defect lived for 46 years. Such lesions are usually fatal in early life unless corrected. Because the anatomic and physiologic adjustments were evident and relatively stable, the case calls for examination of the practice of prognostication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)336-338
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Niles, N. R., & Schmidt, W. A. (1980). Aortopulmonary septal defect and longevity. CHEST, 78(2), 336-338.