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Interventional procedures for congenital heart disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10198652     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Interventional techniques available for use in treating congenital heart disease include balloon dilation of valves and vessels, stent placement and coil embolization of collaterals, patent ducts and other arterial fistulae. In addition, a variety of devices for closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects and patent ducts currently are under investigation. Radiofrequency ablation of arrhythmias also is applicable to the pediatric population.
V S Mandell
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiologic clinics of North America     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0033-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-27     Completed Date:  1999-04-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123703     Medline TA:  Radiol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  439-61, vii     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Albany Medical College, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / surgery
Balloon Dilatation
Catheter Ablation
Collateral Circulation
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / therapy
Coronary Vessels / pathology
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / surgery,  therapy
Embolization, Therapeutic
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery,  therapy*
Heart Septal Defects / surgery,  therapy
Radiology, Interventional*
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive

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