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Atrial septum defect, moderate pericardial effusion, pulmonary artery pressure, surgery possibility ?

Good evening Sir, my mother who is 54 years old is suffering from 35 mm atrial septum defect and moderate pericardial effusion and pulmonary artery pressure is 55 that is borderline pressure..Is it possible to close this ASD with device or surgery in this age with severe PAH..Her Left Atrium is also dilated
Asked On : Tue, 1 May 2012
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Hi welcome to HCMForum. the present pleural iffusion has nnthing to do with ASD pleural effusion
Answered: Tue, 1 May 2012
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