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The changing state of surgery for adult congenital heart disease
  1. J Monro
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr James Monro
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton S016 6YD, UK;


The number of patients with adult congenital heart disease is expected to increase by 25% during this decade, so that by 2010 there will be more patients undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease over 16 years of age than under

  • ASD, atrial septal defect
  • GUCH, grown up congenital heart disease
  • HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • TCPC, total cavopulmonary connection
  • adult congenital heart disease
  • grown up congenital heart disease
  • GUCH
  • surgery

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