Interventricular septal hematoma in ventricular septal defect patch closure

Manuela Drago, Gianfranco Butera, Alessandro Giamberti, Mariella Lucente, Alessandro Frigiola

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Abstract

We report a case of interventricular septal hematoma after patch closure of a perimembranous ventricular septal defect in a 4-month-old infant. On postoperative day 1, echocardiography showed a voluminous intramural hematoma causing severe thickening of the ventricular septum. Surgical revision was necessary immediately to drain the hematoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1764-1765
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume79
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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