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Recent advances in closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20948825     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) is now widely accepted as an alternative to surgical closure. With currently available devices and techniques, approximately 80-90% of secundum ASDs and all PFOs can be closed percutaneously. While many devices are available, the use of any particular device is dictated largely by individual defect anatomy, device availability, long-term considerations, approval status (US Food and Drug Administration approval versus CE mark), and physician preference.
Authors:
Athar M Qureshi; Larry A Latson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  F1000 medicine reports     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1757-5931     ISO Abbreviation:  F1000 Med Rep     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101506841     Medline TA:  F1000 Med Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195 USA.
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