Both Systemic and Pulmonary Artery Stiffness Predict Ventricular Functional Recovery after Successful Percutaneous Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Adults

Baykan A. O. , Gur M., Acele A., Seker T., Kalkan G. Y. , Sahin D. Y. , ...Daha Fazla

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, cilt.11, sa.2, ss.144-154, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/chd.12302
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.144-154


BackgroundPercutaneous closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) has become the preferred method in treatment of the majority of cases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the echocardiographic effects of percutaneous closure of secundum ASD in adults and assess which parameters predict good response to closure.