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Residual VSD closure with an ADO II device in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21269415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Postoperative residual ventricular septal defects (VSDs) are often percutaneously closed using septal occluder devices. However, their use is not advisable in small infants, because of poor outcome. We describe the successful device closure of a residual muscular VSD with an Amplatzer Duct Occluder II (ADO II) device in a child weighing 4.5 kg. It appears that ADO II may be the preferable device for the closure of moderate defects in infants and small children because of its lower profile and trackability.
Sivasubramanian Ramakrishnan; Anita Saxena; Shiv Kumar Choudhary
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Congenital heart disease     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1747-0803     ISO Abbreviation:  Congenit Heart Dis     Publication Date:    2011 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-28     Completed Date:  2011-05-09     Revised Date:  2011-09-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101256510     Medline TA:  Congenit Heart Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2011 Copyright the Authors. Congenital Heart Disease © 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Body Weight
Cardiac Surgical Procedures*
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation*
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / diagnosis,  surgery,  therapy*
Prosthesis Design
Septal Occluder Device*
Treatment Outcome

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