Also known as: ASD repair

Your child may need atrial septal defect (ASD) repair if they have a hole between the two upper chambers of their heart. During ASD surgery, the physician sews a patch into the heart to close the hole. They may also be able to treat the defect through catheter intervention.

Reviewed by: Madalsa Dipak Patel, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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