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Table 1 Clinical diagnosis, pathology and procedure performed for the OHS cases

From: Open heart surgery in Nigeria; a work in progress

Diagnosis No. Pathology No. Procedure No.
Atrial Septal Defect 14 Secundum 11 Autologous Pericardium 8
Direct closure 3
   Primum 2 Autologous Pericardium 2
   Sinus Venosus 1 Haemashield patch 1
Ventricular Septal Defect 8 Perimembranous 8 Dacron patch 7
Haemashield patch 1
Mitral Valve disease 16* Stenosis 7 Mechanical Valve 9
   Mixed 7 Biological Valve 5
   Regurgitation 2 CE Annuloplasty Ring 1
Aortic Valve disease 5 Regurgitation 5 Mechanical Valve 5
Myxoma 2 Left Atrium 2 Excised with septal button 2
Autologous pericardial
Patch closure
Tetralogy of Fallot 2    RVOT transannular patch 2
Ventricular muscular band excised.
Pulmonary valve excised (1)
Pulmonary valve spared (1)
Hypoplastic Right Ventricle 2 Tricuspid atresia 2 Bidirectional Glenn Shunt 2
Ischaemic Heart Disease 2    CABG x 2 (RSVG to Cx, RCA) 1
OPCAB x 1 (LIMA to LAD) 1
TOTAL 51     50*
  1. * . A patient intended for MVR did not actually have a valve implanted as surgery was aborted (patient number 4 in Table 5).
  2. RSVG Reversed Saphenous Vein Graft, OPCAB Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, LIMA Left Internal Mammary Artery, Cx Circumflex Coronary Artery, RCA Right Coronary Artery, LAD Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery, RVOT Right Ventricular Outflow Tract, CE Carpentier Edwards.