Spontaneous closure of atrial septal defect with cardiac failure in infancy

Chest. 1979 Mar;75(3):395-7. doi: 10.1378/chest.75.3.395.


Two serial cardiac catheterizations before the age of four months and another at six years confirmed spontaneous closure of a large atrial septal defect which caused congestive heart failure in infancy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Child
  • Heart Failure / diagnosis
  • Heart Failure / etiology*
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / complications*
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male