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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1986;3(1):221-227.
DOI:    Published online December 31, 1986.
Anatomic Classification of Ventricular Septal Defects and Clinical Review of 99 Cases.
Cheol Joo Lee, Tae Eun Jung, Dong Hyup Lee, Myeun Shik Kang
Ventricular septal defects is most common congenital cardiac anomaly in Korea and worldwide. And its clinical spectrum is well known. The anatomic classification had been undertaken by several authors, but recently Dr. Soto and Anderson's classification is widely used instead of Dr. Kirklin's it. From April, 1984 to December 1986, 99 cases of ventricular septal defects had been taken surgical repair under direct vision using conventional cardiopulmonary bypass technique at Yeungnam university hospital. The clinical spectrum was similar to other hospital, and postoperative mortality was 2%, the most common associated anomaly was patent foramen ovale, and the most common postoperative complication was incomplete or complete right bundle branch block. The rank of defects was as followings: 45 perimembranous inlet type, 21 doubly committed subarterial type, 17, perimembranous trabecular type, and 16 perimembranous outlet type. There was no muscular and mixed type.


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