Echocardiographic right ventricular deformation indices before and after atrial septal defect closure: A scomparison between device and surgical closure

Background: Secundum atrial septal defects (ASD2) are one of the most common congenital disorders in children which includes about 10%–20% of congenital heart defects. In recent years, closure of secundum ASD percutaneously has been proposed to reduce mortality, morbidity, and become the standard me...

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Main Authors: Maryam Moradian, Hesam Daneshamooz, Maryam Shojaeifard, Behshid Ghadrdoost, Hojjat Mortezaeian Langeroudi, Mohammad Rafie Khorgami
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2018-01-01
Series:Research in Cardiovascular Medicine
Online Access:;year=2018;volume=7;issue=2;spage=92;epage=97;aulast=Moradian