VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS WITH NEAR SYSTEMIC PULMONARY PRESSURES -AN INSTITUTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. Jaikaran G.k, Dr. Sivasankaran . K

Abstract


Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD) with severe pulmonary hypertension (PHT) patients are the difficult ones to
intervene as they carry increased risk of postoperative morbidity and mortality especially when pulmonary
pressures are near to systemic pressures. We share our experience of 31 such cases managed by double 􀃸ap technique and use of
pulmonary vasodilators.


Keywords


Ventricular Septal Defects ,Pulmonary Hypertension ,Double Flap technique.

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