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Stent angioplasty to relieve left pulmonary artery obstruction caused by patent ductus arteriosus device occlusion: Bipartisan teamwork by two interventional devices.
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PMID:  23359589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 7 month old patient in congestive heart failure due to a moderate sized patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) underwent uncomplicated implantation of an Amplatzer Ductal Occluder (ADO1). Two months after percutaneuous device PDA closure, left pulmonary artery (LPA) stenosis was discovered. Rather than spontaneous improvement as reported in previous cases, our patient's LPA stenosis progressed in severity 7 months after ADO1 placement. A catheterization demonstrated a 32 mmHg peak gradient from her main pulmonary artery to her LPA. She underwent successful stent angioplasty of her LPA with an excellent result and preserved PDA closure. This case demonstrates that stent angioplasty is a feasible an effective method of relieving LPA obstruction caused by a PDA occluder device. Additionally, despite slight deflection by the stent, the ADO1 device continued to provide complete ductal closure. Stent angioplasty should be considered in patients who have LPA stenosis caused by ADO1 occluder device that does not improve over time. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Peter N Dean; Michael C Slack
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Division of Cardiology, Children's National Heart Institute, Children's National Medical Center; Washington, DC, U.S.A..
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