publication . Article . 2015

PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE OF ACQUIRED GERBODE DEFECT: MANAGEMENT OF A RARE COMPLICATION OF CARDIAC SURGERY

James Hopkins; Zaher Fanari; Niksad Abraham;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2015 Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology, issue 10, page A651 (issn: 07351097, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American College of Cardiology Foundation. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Abstract
Gerbode Defect is a congenital left ventricle (LV) to right atrial (RA) shunt. An acquired form characterized by a direct communication between the left ventricle and right atrium may results as a complication of aortic or tricuspid valve endocarditis or surgery. A 50-year-old lady with PMH of
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Medical Subject Headings: cardiovascular systemcardiovascular diseases
free text keywords: Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, Right atrial, Cardiac surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Gerbode defect, Percutaneous, Complication, Internal medicine, Shunt (electrical), Cardiology, Surgery, Right atrium, medicine.anatomical_structure, Ventricle, business.industry, business
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