Repair of ventricular septal defect in adults. Mattila S, Kostiainen S, Kyllönen KE, Tala P. To evaluate the outcome of ventricular septal defect (VSD) with long duration of haemodynamic derangement, a retrospective study was made of 42 consecutive patients who underwent closure of VSD as adults (age range 15-48, mean 27 years).Cited by: 5.
What is a ventricular septal defect? A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole in the wall (septum) that separates the heart’s two lower chambers (ventricles). Ventricular septal defects usually occur by themselves, without other birth defects of any kind.
Sep 28, 2019 · If the ventricular septal defect is completely closed without a leak in the patch, the risk of late infection, endocarditis, is minimal. Rarely, abnormal heart rhythms can occur. In some people, the heart muscle may be less able to contract following a VSD repair.
INTRODUCTION. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is one of the most common congenital heart defects (second only to bicuspid aortic valve) at birth, but accounts for only 10 percent of congenital heart defects in adults because many close spontaneously .VSDs are of various sizes and locations, can be single or multiple, and may occur with other cardiovascular conditions (such as pulmonary.