ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Surgical treatment of atrial septal defect and retrosternal toxic goitre in the same session: a case report
Mustafa Kemal Demirağ1, Koray Topgül2, Atilla Saraç 1, Muzaffer Bahcivan 1, Hasan Tahsin Keçeligil1
1Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Samsun
2Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, Samsun
A 55-year-old female patient underwent surgery in the same session for atrial septal defect and retrosternal toxic goiter following treatment with 300 mg/day propylthiouracil for 20 days. After an uneventful postoperative course she was discharged on the sixth day of operation. No complications were encountered during a follow-up of six months.
Keywords : Goiter/surgery; heart septal defects, atrial/surgery
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