Gerbode defect

Ger·bode de·fect

(gār-bōd),
a defect in the interventricular portion of the membranous septum, associated with a communication between the right ventricle and the right atrium through an abnormality in the tricuspid valve.

Gerbode,

Frank, U.S. cardiothoracic surgeon, 1907-1984.
Gerbode annuloplasty
Gerbode cardiovascular tissue forceps
Gerbode defect - a defect in the interventricular portion of the membranous septum, associated with a communication between the right ventricle and the right atrium through an abnormality in the tricuspid valve.
Gerbode dilator
Gerbode mitral dilator
Gerbode mitral valvulotome
Gerbode mitral valvulotomy dilator
Gerbode patent ductus clamp
Gerbode rib spreader
Gerbode sternal retractor
Gerbode valve dilator
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The Gerbode defect is a rare form of shunt from the LV to RA due to either congenital or acquired causes.
Our patient likely developed the Gerbode defect secondary to the surgical intervention he had to replace his aortic valve and/or the enterococci endocarditis.
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Surgical repair of Gerbode defects had previously been the sole treatment option for patients with symptomatic shunts but over the last two decades percutaneous closure has been increasingly performed.