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Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation after endocarditis of contegra® valved conduit: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21384311     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes the case of a 13-year-old boy with endocarditis of a Contegra® pulmonary valved conduit used for the correction of tetralogy of Fallot. He had severe pulmonary stenosis after endocarditis resolution. We performed percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation with resolution of the conduit dysfunction. The procedure was well tolerated by our patient and offered many advantages.
Authors:
G Palma; R Giordano; V Russolillo; C Vosa
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.
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