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What are the guidelines for repairing a pediatric vsd?

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Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chuanswered
General Practice 47 years experience
Isolated VSD: Review of literature revealed that management of isolated VSD (ventricular septal defect) in infant depends on 1) size of the defect. 2) Chance of spontaneous closure or decrease in size over time 3) Involvement of one or more cardiac valves 4) Difficulty and effectiveness of surgical closure. This is absolutely the field of pediatric cardiologist and heart surgeon.

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