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Atrioventricular septal defects (AVSDs)

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0015

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Atrioventricular septal defects (AVSDs)

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Definition 110

Associations 110

Incidence and recurrence 110

Clinical presentation 112

Investigation 112

Surgical management 112

Late complications post repair of AVSD 112

Key feature = common atrioventricular (AV) junction and AV valve ring.

The atrial component of an AVSD = ostium primum ASD....

Chapter.  521 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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