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Palliative stent placement in vertical vein in a 1.4 kg infant with obstructed supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
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PMID:  22927159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Temporary relief of obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) may stabilize the pre-operative clinical status. We report a 1.4 kg infant with obstructed supracardiac TAPVC to right sided superior vena cava, double outlet right ventricle, pulmonary atresia, major aortopulmonary collateral arteries, and atrioventricular septal defect. A palliative percutaneous stent was successfully placed and resulted in immediate clinical improvement. We performed a review of literature regarding interventional procedures for relief of obstructed TAPVC and found 17 cases including stent placement (13), balloon angioplasty (3) and Hybrid procedure (1). We conclude that temporary stent placement in obstructed TAPVC is feasible and efficacious in relieving pulmonary venous obstruction. The procedure can lead to subsequent surgical repair in a more favorable clinical status and has special significance in the low birth weight infant. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Daisuke Kobayashi; Thomas J Forbes; Sanjeev Aggarwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Division of Cardiology, Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan.
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