(IV-1C.1) 60-year-old patient with total anomalous pulmonary venous return and atrial septal defect Sarnecka A. MD, Kopeć G. MD, PhD, Tomaszewski M. MD, PhD, Prof. Podolec P. MD, PhD
Experts: Prof. Roland Hetzer, PhD; Jacek Kołcz, MD, PhD; Lidia Tomkiewicz-Pająk, MD, PhD; Zbigniew Kordon, MD, PhD; Prof. Egle Ereminiene, MD, PhD

  BRIEF COMMENTS EXPERT: Prof. Roland Hetzer, MD PhD, cardiac surgeon Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum, Berlin, Germany COMMENT Unusual case – usually such patients are operated short after birth. There are a few aspects to consider: 6 minutes walking test result was reduced, but not very low. Future problem will be tricuspid regurgitation. Another aspect is whether complete or partial correction should be performed. If patient wants operation, it should be considered. Risk of the surgical correction is about 5-10%. There …

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