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DuctOcclud--implant for transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10321050     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The DuctOcclud implant is a metal coil device designed for transcatheter closure of small to moderate size patent ductus arteriosus, a Congenital Heart Disease in which a vessel-like communication between the aorta and the pulmonary artery persists after birth. The paper describes the design of the device, its delivery system, and the implant procedure. It also reviews and reports the experimental and the clinical experiences accumulated utilizing the device for occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus.
Authors:
J W Moore; C Boosfeld
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical engineering     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0013-5585     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed Tech (Berl)     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-21     Completed Date:  1999-06-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1262533     Medline TA:  Biomed Tech (Berl)     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Nemours Cardiac Center, Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Catheters, Indwelling
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent* / therapy*
Heart Defects, Congenital / therapy*
Humans
Implants, Experimental
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / instrumentation

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