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Gradual angioplasty and stent implantation to treat complete superior vena cava occlusion after Mustard procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8722867     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 16-year-old male was admitted with complete occlusion of the superior vena cava pathway 14 years after Mustard procedure for transposition of the great arteries. From a left subclavian vein approach, the atretic vein segment was perforated using a straight guidewire, and was followed by sequential balloon dilation. Implantation of a 30 mm Palmaz-stent through a femoral vein approach resulted in a widely patent channel of the vena cava superior into the systemic venous atrium.
Authors:
D Schranz; I Michel-Behnke; F X Schmid; H Oelert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1996 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-27     Completed Date:  1996-09-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-90; discussion 91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Mainz, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Angioplasty, Balloon*
Humans
Male
Postoperative Complications / therapy*
Stents*
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome / therapy*
Transposition of Great Vessels / surgery*

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