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What's the safest way to treat atrioventricular septal defect?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Easier method
If it needs to be treated most can be closed with an umbrella like device which is implanted to close the hole.
This is done by going through your vein using a catheter, thus avoiding open heart surgery.

In brief: Easier method
If it needs to be treated most can be closed with an umbrella like device which is implanted to close the hole.
This is done by going through your vein using a catheter, thus avoiding open heart surgery.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Dr. Pamela Moore
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It depends
Atrial septal defects (ASD) are generally treated with surgery.
However, you would need an evaluation by a cardiologist (heart specialist) and/or a cardiothroacic surgeon (heart surgeon) to determine the best treatment.

In brief: It depends
Atrial septal defects (ASD) are generally treated with surgery.
However, you would need an evaluation by a cardiologist (heart specialist) and/or a cardiothroacic surgeon (heart surgeon) to determine the best treatment.
Dr. Pamela Moore
Dr. Pamela Moore
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