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Device closure of residual postsurgical atrial septal defect by transcatheter technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18760068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Surgical closure of an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and transcatheter closure of ostium secundum ASD is an established form of therapy in selected patients. Only a few cases have been reported in literature when transcatheter closure of ASD was achieved successfully in a patient with residual postsurgical ASD. It is less invasive, avoids thoracotomy, requires short hospital stay, yet, hemodynamic benefits, similar to surgery, can be achieved. It may also be considered the procedure of first choice in postsurgical residual atrial septal defect. Present case report describes the technique in a 14 years old girl with residual ostium secundum ASD.
Muhammad Shabbir; Waqar Ahmed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-01     Completed Date:  2008-10-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology and National Institute of Heart Diseases, Rawalpindi.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation*
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / therapy*

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