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Is an atrial septal defect repair surgery dangerous?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Heart surgery risk
All open heart surgery is dangerous.
Many asds are now closed without surgery, using a catheter placed in a leg vein.

In brief: Heart surgery risk
All open heart surgery is dangerous.
Many asds are now closed without surgery, using a catheter placed in a leg vein.
Dr. Christopher White
Dr. Christopher White
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Low risk
Depends on the type of atrial septal defect.
Overall, low surgical risk and mortality. Talk to your cardiac surgeon for specifics.

In brief: Low risk
Depends on the type of atrial septal defect.
Overall, low surgical risk and mortality. Talk to your cardiac surgeon for specifics.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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