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Successful closure for a case of congenital coronary artery fistula using a patent ductus arteriosus occluder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20977820     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case of transcatheter occlusion of a large and tortuose coronary artery fistula in an 8-year-old girl. During 2.5 years' of follow-up, she had no complaints and developed normally. This method of reserving the guide wire in cardiac catheterisation is extremely useful. Through the application of a patent ductus arteriosus occluder, the transcatheter closure of coronary artery fistulas proves to be a safe, feasible, and cost-effective option to surgery.
Authors:
Gang Zhao; Heng Jin; Hongping Wu
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-100     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, First People's Hospital of Nantong, Nantong, Jiansu, China. roryzhao@yahoo.com.cn
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