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  • Condition: Transthoracic Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Minimally Invasive Surgical Closure
  • Number of Patients: 27
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The aim of this study was to summarize and analyze the clinical characteristics of postoperative complications after minimally invasive closure of transthoracic ventricular septal defect, and to explore the risk factors for its occurrence.
  • Condition: Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Journal: Revista portuguesa de cirurgia cardio-toracica e vascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia Cardio-Toracica e Vascular
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 133
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In this study, researchers evaluated the long-term outcomes of surgery for the treatment of tetralogy of Fallot.
  • Condition: Congenital Heart Disease with Left to Right Shunts Combined with Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Journal: Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Drugs
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in patients with congenital heart disease with untreated systemic to pulmonary shunts( left to right shunts) and its treatment.
  • Condition: Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF)
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Direct Transcranial Coil and Onyx Embolization
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a middle-aged man diagnosed with a dural arteriovenous fistula (abnormal opening between artery and vein) treated with direct transcranial coil and Onyx embolization of the shunt.
  • Condition: Atrial Septal Defect in Patient with Ebstein Anomaly and Right-to-Left Shunt
  • Journal: Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Closure
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This case report describes a 68-year-old wit an atrial septal defect and Ebstein anomaly with right-to-left shunt who underwent percutaneous closure.
  • Condition: Plastic Bronchitis (PB) in Patients with Single Ventricle (SV)
  • Journal: Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Combination Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This review of the literature examined the treatment options for patients with a single ventricle (SV) and plastic bronchitis (PB).
  • Condition: Heterotaxy Syndrome
  • Journal: World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 103
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This study determined whether certain anatomic subsets merit novel surgical strategies in the treatment of patients with heterotaxy syndrome (abnormal organ arrangement).
  • Condition: Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Journal: Archives of cardiovascular diseases
  • Treatment Used: Nit-Occlud Lê VSD Coil
  • Number of Patients: 46
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of closing a ventricular septal defect with the Nit-Occlud Lê VSD Coil.
  • Condition: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Journal: The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Norwood Operation
  • Number of Patients: 145
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This study presented the evolution of Norwood operation outcomes and practice pattern changes over 15 years from a single institution in Saudi Arabia.
  • Condition: Neonatal Arteriovenous Brain Malformations with Cardiac Failure
  • Journal: The Journal of pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Standardized care protocol
  • Number of Patients: 77
  • Published —
The study researched the management and outcomes of neonatal arteriovenous brain malformations with cardiac failure.
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