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Reduction of a previous atrial septostomy in a patient with end-stage pulmonary hypertension by a manually fenestrated device.
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PMID:  20934666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of profound systemic oxygen desaturation after atrial septostomy in a patient with primitive pulmonary hypertension is reported. A new method to correct such severe complication of atrial septostomy is described, consisting in a graded reduction of the right to left atrial shunt by deployment of a manually perforated atrial septal closure device.
Authors:
Roberto Baglini; Cesare Scardulla
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1878-0938     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Publication Date:    2010 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101238551     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  264.e9-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Interventional Cardiology, IsMeTT, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Palermo, Italy. rbaglini@ismett.edu
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