Intramural Ventricular Septal Defect

authors:

avatar Sedigheh Saedi 1 , avatar Mozhgan Parsaee ORCID 2 , *

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Rajaei Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaei Cardiovascular, Medical and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

how to cite: Saedi S , Parsaee M. Intramural Ventricular Septal Defect. Int J Cardio Pract. 2017;2(3):e130066. doi: 10.21859/ijcp-020304.

Abstract

Intramural ventricular septal defects (VSDs) are less frequently encountered but clinically significant type of residual interventricular communications seen after complex congenital heart surgeries. Hemodynamically significant intramural VSDs can lead to higher postoperative morbidity and mortality. This case highlights the clinical challenges including the need multiple interventions faced in affected patients.

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