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Occlusion of a Sano shunt using the amplatzer duct occluder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18252984     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The presence of a residual systemic-to-pulmonary shunt following a bidirectional Glenn operation may be necessary in patients with an elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. It is often possible to perform percutaneous occlusion of these shunts once the resistance has fallen. We report on the use of an Amplatzer Ductal Occluder Device to occlude a residual Sano shunt in an infant with a variant of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Authors:
Mark A Walsh; Colin J McMahon; Kevin P Walsh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-06     Completed Date:  2008-03-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E64-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiac Department, Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin. Dublin 12, Ireland. kpwalsh@oceanfree.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Angiography
Female
Heart Bypass, Right*
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation*
Humans
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome / surgery*
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Circulation
Treatment Outcome

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