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A congenital direct Gerbode defect in a 2-year-old girl
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  • Du Bowen,
  • Kai Bai,
  • Peng fei Wu,
  • Ya Nan Lu,
  • Kun Sun
Du Bowen
Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
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Kai Bai
Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
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Peng fei Wu
Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
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Ya Nan Lu
Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
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Kun Sun
Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
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Abstract

The Gerbode defect is a special type of ventricle septum defect causing a communication between the left ventricle and right atrium. In this article, we present a rare case of 2-year-old congenital Gerbode defect. The location of this defect was special, just at the interventricular septum between the tricuspid and mitral valve. She underwent the closure of the defect with an autologous pericardial patch in station of mild hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass.