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Balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in a child with Ebstein's anomaly and valvar pulmonary stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2722294     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We performed a balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in a child with Ebstein's anomaly using the standard technique. The procedure reportedly has not been performed in the face of this defect and, although difficult, was safely and successfully accomplished. In patients with Ebstein's anomaly and right ventricular outflow obstruction compounded by pulmonary valve stenosis, application of this technique may delay the need for surgical intervention.
Authors:
M L Garrick; D R Fischer; J R Zuberbuhler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-06     Completed Date:  1989-07-06     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  260-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Balloon Dilatation*
Cineangiography
Ebstein Anomaly / pathology,  radiography,  therapy*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / pathology,  radiography,  therapy*

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