Late Survival of a Patient With Ventricular Septal Defect and Eisenmenger Syndrome

Gould, Lawrence; Gopalaswamy, Chitra
December 1982
Angiology;Dec1982, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p769
Academic Journal
A case of a 57 year old female with a large ventricular septal defect and delayed onset of Eisenmenger syndrome is presented. Possible explanations for the delayed onset of the Eisenmenger syndrome are discussed.


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