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Comparison of initial outcomes between minimally invasive right minithoracotomy and median sternotomy in patients undergoing isolated surgical closures of atrial septal defects. Backgrounds: An atrial septal defect (ASD) can be closed via a percutaneous approach & with surgical closure by median sternotomy or a minimally invasive approach such as minithoracotmy.
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  • Sumsul Musa,
  • Mauin Uddin,
  • Mohammad Miah,
  • Saikat Gupta,
  • Syed Nahian,
  • Rubana Forhad,
  • Prasanta Chanda,
  • Farooque Ahmed
Sumsul Musa
National heart Foundation Hospital &Research institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Mauin Uddin
National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute
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Mohammad Miah
National Institue of Cardiovascular disease, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Saikat Gupta
National Heart Foundation Hospital and Reserach Institute
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Syed Nahian
United Hospital Limited
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Rubana Forhad
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Prasanta Chanda
National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute
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Farooque Ahmed
National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute
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Abstract

Methods This prospective observational study included 44 patients who underwent isolated ASD closures in the department of cardiac surgery at the National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute (NHFH & RI) from July 2014 to June 2016. After fulfilling the enrolment criteria, participants were divided into two groups.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

08 Apr 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
11 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
11 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
01 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
03 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending