Patients with congenital ventricular septal defect have lower survival than general population

Question clinique

Do patients with a congenital ventricular septal defect have a lower overall survival than the general population?

L’Essentiel

This study found that the long-term survival of patients with VSD is reduced compared with the general population regardless of treatment rendered (ie, surgically repaired or not). 1b

Plan de l'etude: Cohort (retrospective)

Financement: Foundation

Cadre: Population-based

Reviewer

David C. Slawson, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Family Medicine for Education and Scholarship
Atrium Health
Professor of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill
Charlotte, NC


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Commentaires

ARUP KUMAR DHARA

Impact assessment

Very good