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Postoperative Ventricular Septal Defect: Twenty-four-to-Thirty Year Follow-up of 245 Patients

  • James H. Moller
  • Cecelia Patton
  • Richard L. Varco
  • C. Walton Lillehei
Conference paper

Abstract

From 1954–1960, 325 patients underwent surgical closure of ventricular septal defect (VSD) at the University of Minnesota Hospitals. Twenty-seven were performed using a cross-circulation technique, and the remaining 298 were done by a bubble oxygenator.

Keywords

Valve Replacement Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Ventricular Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Defect Bacterial Endocarditis 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • James H. Moller
  • Cecelia Patton
  • Richard L. Varco
  • C. Walton Lillehei

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