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How to choose an occluder for two nearby muscular ventricular septal defects?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19324188     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple muscular ventricular septal defects treated with a single device have been reported before, but the way of choosing a suitable occluder is not well described. Implantation of an oversized device might lead to potential side effects. We described our experience with a single device to close two nearby muscular ventricular septal defects perventricularly, and specifically the decision-making process used to choose the suitable occluder.
Changping Gan; Qi An; Kaiyu Tao; Hong Tang; Raphael C Lui; Haibo Song; Ke Lin; Wencheng Pan; Yingkang Shi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  87     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-27     Completed Date:  2009-04-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1307-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / instrumentation*
Child, Preschool
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / surgery*,  ultrasonography

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