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Cardiology

Atrial septal defect

2021

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Factors Determining Occurrence Of Arrhythmias In Patients Post-Closure Of Atrial Septal Defects, Nouran Mostafa Mansour, Raghda Ghonimy El Sheikh, Ayman Mohamed Elsaeid, Mohammed El Sayed El-Setiha, Seham Fahmy Badr Aug 2021

Factors Determining Occurrence Of Arrhythmias In Patients Post-Closure Of Atrial Septal Defects, Nouran Mostafa Mansour, Raghda Ghonimy El Sheikh, Ayman Mohamed Elsaeid, Mohammed El Sayed El-Setiha, Seham Fahmy Badr

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

Objectives: This study aimed to determine the risk factors for the occurrence of arrhythmias after either transcatheter or surgical closure of atrial septal defect. Methods: This prospective study included 150 patients admitted for transcatheter or surgical closure of atrial septal defect. Transthoracic echocardiography together with a twelve-leads ECG were done during 1 and 3 months follow up. The paired T, chi-square and Logistic regression tests were used to detect any association between any arrhythmias and factors that may affect its occurrence. Results: One-hundred and twenty-three patients had percutaneous device closure while the remaining 27 patients had surgical closure. The youngest …