Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021 Jan 11;37(Suppl 1):54-66. Epub 2020 Jun 11.
Department Of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Apollo Children"s Hospitals, No. 15, Shafee Mohammed Road, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006 India.
Management of atrioventricular septal defects has grown leaps and bounds since the first correction of this malformation. Main reasons considered for the improvement are good understanding of lesion anatomy, precise preoperative diagnosis including imaging, progress in surgical technique, myocardial protection, and post-operative care. In this article we review the anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical features, associations, diagnosis, surgical therapy, complications, and results of atrioventricular septal defects. Read More