Combined Approach for Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect Treatment: A Case Report

Authors

  • Viet Le Van
  • Reda Ibrahim
  • Raymond Cartier

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061010

Abstract

Postinfarction ventricular septal defect is an uncommon condition with a poor prognosis. We report a case of successful early percutaneous closure of postinfarction ventricular septal defect using an occluder device followed by delayed off-pump revascularization.

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Published

2007-02-07

How to Cite

Le Van, V., Ibrahim, R., & Cartier, R. (2007). Combined Approach for Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect Treatment: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 10(2), E102-E104. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061010

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