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Single therapeutic catheterization for treatment of native coarctation of aorta and large patent ductus arteriosus using a covered stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16521644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 20-year-old girl was diagnosed to have severe coarctation of the aorta, large patent ductus arteriosus and severe pulmonary artery hypertension. She underwent single therapeutic catheterization for the treatment of native coarctation of aorta and closure of ductus arteriosus using 39 mm long Cheatham-Platinum covered stent. The procedure was done successfully under local anesthesia without any complication. This appears to be a safe strategy while dealing with an adolescent or an adult with this combination of lesions.
Snehal Kulkarni; J Vimala; Ramesh Parmar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2005 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-08     Completed Date:  2006-04-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  713-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, International Centre for Cardiothoracic and Vascular Diseases, Chennai.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis,  therapy*
Angioplasty, Balloon / instrumentation*,  methods
Coated Materials, Biocompatible
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / radiography,  therapy*
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Catheterization / methods
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis,  therapy*
Hemodynamics / physiology
Prosthesis Implantation
Risk Assessment
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coated Materials, Biocompatible

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