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Percutaneous Closure of an Aortic Prosthetic Paravalvar Leak: An Australian First.
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PMID:  22071200     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Percutaneous intervention is becoming an increasingly recognised modality for the management of prosthetic paravalvar leaks (PVLs) with particular utility in severely symptomatic non-surgical candidates. To date, application of this intervention has predominantly involved closure of mitral valve PVLs. Consequently, current literature on its application to aortic PVLs is limited. This article describes what we believe to be the first percutaneous closure of an aortic prosthetic PVL in Australia.
Jonathon P Fanning; Stephen V Cox; Gregory M Scalia
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
HeartCare Partners, The Wesley Hospital, 451 Coronation Drive, Auchenflower, Queensland 4066, Australia.
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