Gerbode Defect—A Rare Defect of Atrioventricular Septum and Tricuspid Valve OD06-OD08
Dr. Abhay Tidake,
Senior Resident, Department of Cardiology, LTMMC and LTMGH, Sion, Mumbai-400022, India.
Left ventricular to right atrial communications (the Gerbode defect) are rare types of ventricular septal defect and present as direct or an indirect type. We hereby, report two cases, one direct and another indirect type. Cardiopulmonary bypass surgery was done and a successful suture closure of ventricularseptal defect using pericardial patch was performed.