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What is cardio thoracic surgery for patch closure of asd?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree

In brief: Open heart surgery

Basically, patient is put on heart-lung machine (cardiopulmonary bypass), so right atrium can be opened, and a patch (usually from pericardium) is sewn in to close the atrial septal defect (or hole in the wall between right & left atria of heart) .
.. But can be done endovascularly by cardiologist with device that goes across ASD and opens up to cover ASD on both sides of asd.

In brief: Open heart surgery

Basically, patient is put on heart-lung machine (cardiopulmonary bypass), so right atrium can be opened, and a patch (usually from pericardium) is sewn in to close the atrial septal defect (or hole in the wall between right & left atria of heart) .
.. But can be done endovascularly by cardiologist with device that goes across ASD and opens up to cover ASD on both sides of asd.
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. James Thompson
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Open heart surgery

Asd's are holes in the wall between the upper chambers of the heart.
They can be fixed either with a catheter (non-invasive procedure) or open heart surgery (cardiothoracic surgery).

In brief: Open heart surgery

Asd's are holes in the wall between the upper chambers of the heart.
They can be fixed either with a catheter (non-invasive procedure) or open heart surgery (cardiothoracic surgery).
Dr. James Thompson
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Open heart surgery

This is the first procedure that was done successfully using cardiopulmonary bypass in 1954.
It usually requires opening the chest, going on bypass, stopping the heart, opening the atrium, ans sewing a patch to close the hole. The procedure has an excellent success rate, and has been done in some places as a 23 hour stay. The durability of the surgery is also excellent.

In brief: Open heart surgery

This is the first procedure that was done successfully using cardiopulmonary bypass in 1954.
It usually requires opening the chest, going on bypass, stopping the heart, opening the atrium, ans sewing a patch to close the hole. The procedure has an excellent success rate, and has been done in some places as a 23 hour stay. The durability of the surgery is also excellent.
Dr. Craig Carter
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