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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hörer, J; Müller, S; Schreiber, C; Kostolny, M; Cleuziou, J; Prodan, Z; Holper, K; Lange, R 
Title:
Surgical closure of atrial septal defect in patients older than 30 years: risk factors for late death from arrhythmia or heart failure. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Little is known about prognostic markers for late cardiac-related death after surgical atrial septal defect (ASD) closure in adults. METHODS: Long-term follow-up data of 281 patients who underwent surgical secundum ASD closure when they were older than 30 years, were retrospectively examined. RESULTS: Mean age at surgery was 43.8 +/- 10.0 years (30 to 76 years). There were 2 early deaths. Mean follow-up was 14.1 +/- 8.4 years (0.4 to 28.9 years). Death from arrhythmia or heart failur...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
55 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
79-83 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0171-6425 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie