The effect of surgical treatment for secundum atrial septal defect in patients more than 30 years old


ERKUT B., BECIT N., UNLU Y., CEVIZ M., KOCOGULLARI C. U. , ATES A., ...Daha Fazla

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.10, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20071059
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Background. We prospectively examined whether surgical treatment of secundum atrial septal defects in patients >= 30 years old improves their early- and mid-term clinical outcomes. Our clinical experience is reviewed to assess the importance of surgical management in elderly patients with atrial septal defect.