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Percutaneous options for heart failure in adults with congenital heart disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24275303     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the context of congenital heart disease (CHD), the complex biochemical and physiologic response to the pressure- or volume-loaded ventricle can be induced by stenotic and shunt/regurgitant lesions, respectively. A range of transcatheter therapies have recently emerged to expand the therapeutic potential of the more traditional surgical and medical interventions for heart failure in patients with CHD. Together, these complementary interventions aim to treat the growing patient population with adult CHD (ACHD). In this article, the most commonly used transcatheter interventions for heart failure in patients with ACHD are reviewed.
Authors:
Darren Mylotte; Giuseppe Martucci; Nicolo Piazza; Doff McElhinney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart failure clinics     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1551-7136     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Fail Clin     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101231934     Medline TA:  Heart Fail Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-96     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Interventional Cardiology, McGill University Health Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687, Pine Avenue West, Montréal H3A-1A1, Québec, Canada.
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