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Table 3 Characteristics of common methods for surgical repair of post-infarction ventricular septal rupture

From: Report of five cases: sandwich repair for post infarction ventricular septal rupture with right ventricular approach

TechniqueInfarctectomy and closure (Daggett’s technique)Infarct exclusionModified infarct-exclusion technique double patch plus biological glueSandwich technique
Septal patchSingleSingleDoubleDouble
ApproachLeft ventricleLeft ventricleLeft ventricleRight ventricle
ReproducibilityDifficultDifficultDifficultSimple
Residual shuntingFrequentUncommonRareRare
Preservation of left ventricular geometryPoorPoorPoorGood