Complex of secundum atrial septal defect and congestive heart failure in infants

S. J. Phillips, J. E. Okies, D. Henken, C. O. Sunderland, Albert Starr

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Abstract

Five infants with intractable congestive heart failure due to ostium secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) are presented. All survived ASD closure and are doing well. Correction of this defect in infancy should be considered when medical therapy is unsuccessful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)696-700
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume70
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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Phillips, S. J., Okies, J. E., Henken, D., Sunderland, C. O., & Starr, A. (1975). Complex of secundum atrial septal defect and congestive heart failure in infants. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 70(4), 696-700.