Skip to main content Accessibility help
  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 62 - Ventricular Septal Defects


This chapter reviews the incidence, presentation and types of ventricular septal defects. The pathophysiology and hemodynamic effects of atrial ventricular defects are discussed. The surgical based interventions are reviewed in relation to the anesthetic considerations.