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Table 4 Characteristics and outcomes of patients with residual shunts

From: Outcome and survival analysis of surgical repair of post-infarction ventricular septal rupture

   Residual shunt Follow-up    
Patient Age Location Size (mm) Progression Shunt size (mm) NYHA class Outcome Cause of death Survival (months)
1 46 Anterior 5 No 5 IV Non-survivor Multi-organ failure 0.7
2 57 Posterior 5 No 5 IV Non-survivor Congestive cardiac failure 2.8
3 73 Anterior 10 Yes 18 III Non-survivor Congestive cardiac failure 3.7
4 64 Anterior 5 No 5 II Non-survivor Recurrent myocardial infarction 22
5 69 Anterior 5 No 0 I Non-survivor Recurrent myocardial infarction 34
6 63 Anterior 4 No 4 I Survivor   16
7 70 Anterior 5 No 5 I Survivor   98
8 63 Anterior 3 Yes 7 I Survivor   112
  1. NYHA: New York Heart Association.