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Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale guided by intracardiac echocardiography and performed through the transfemoral approach in the presence of previously placed inferior vena cava filters: a case series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15390345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present three patients with cryptogenic stroke who underwent transcatheter closure of a patent foramen ovale. All patients have had history of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism with placement of inferior vena caval filters. The patients were not initially considered suitable candidates for the procedure because of risk of dislodgment of previously implanted inferior vena cava filter.
Authors:
Hany Awadalla; Fernando Boccalandro; Romeo A Majano; Ali Moustapha; Joseph G Salloum; Richard W Smalling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-06     Completed Date:  2005-02-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2004 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas 77225, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Echocardiography
Female
Femoral Artery
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / therapy*,  ultrasonography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Embolism / prevention & control
Ultrasonography, Interventional
Vena Cava Filters*
Vena Cava, Inferior

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