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Recanalization of a discrete atretic right pulmonary artery segment with a new radiofrequency system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12929108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case in which a discrete atretic segment of the right pulmonary artery (due to a Blalock-Taussig shunt) was reconstructed using a new radiofrequency system, balloon dilation, and stent implantation in an 18-month-old patient. The shunt was coil-occluded. The technique and applications of this novel approach are discussed.
Authors:
Carlos A C Pedra; Ronaldo Mont'Alverne Filho; Raul S Arrieta; Ricardo Tellez; Valmir F Fontes
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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:  60     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-08-20     Completed Date:  2004-01-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo, Brazil. cacpedra@uol.com.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple / therapy
Balloon Dilatation
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Catheter Ablation*
Echocardiography
Humans
Infant
Male
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Pulmonary Atresia / diagnosis,  therapy*
Pulmonary Valve / abnormalities,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency / diagnosis,  therapy
Stents
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / diagnosis,  therapy
Ventricular Dysfunction, Right / diagnosis,  therapy

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