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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 1184–1185 | Cite as

Value of Right Ventricular Dilatation, Determined by Echocardiography, in Estimating Hemodynamic Significance in Children with Atrial Septal Defect

  • Sabrina Schweintzger
  • Gernot Grangl
  • Mirjam Pocivalnik
  • Martin KoestenbergerEmail author
Letter To The Editor
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Keywords

Right Ventricular Atrial Septal Defect Right Ventricular Volume Atrial Septal Defect Closure Right Ventricular Dilatation 
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Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no relationships with any companies, whose products or services may be related to the subject matter of the article, and this work has not received any funding.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabrina Schweintzger
    • 1
  • Gernot Grangl
    • 1
  • Mirjam Pocivalnik
    • 2
  • Martin Koestenberger
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of PediatricsMedical University GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.Division of Neonatology, Department of PediatricsMedical University GrazGrazAustria

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