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Staged percutaneous atrial septal defect closure and pulmonic balloon valvuloplasty in an adult with congenital heart disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18727123     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Combined atrial septal defect and pulmonic stenosis, while a common occurrence in children, is relatively uncommon in adults. There is no widely accepted order in which the defects should be corrected. We report a case that highlights the hemodynamics and the technical dilemma of deciding which lesion to correct first.
Jesus A Vera; Majed Nounou; Morton Kern
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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:  72     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-01     Completed Date:  2008-11-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Dilatation*
Coronary Angiography
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Heart Catheterization*
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / complications,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / complications,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Radiography, Thoracic
Treatment Outcome

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