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Successful use of covered stent to treat superior systemic baffle obstruction and leak after atrial switch procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18094915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Progressive dyspnea and cyanosis occurred in a 41-year-old patient status after Mustard atrial switch repair for transposition of great arteries. Cardiac catheterization and magnetic resonance imaging revealed the association of superior limb systemic venous baffle obstruction and leaks with right-to-left shunting. He underwent successful dilation of the venous channel and obstruction of baffle leaks by using a covered stent.
Andreea Dragulescu; Noumou Sidibe; Francoise Aubert; Alain Fraisse
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-12-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-28     Completed Date:  2009-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  954-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, La Timone Children's Hospital, 264, rue St-Pierre, 13005 Marseille, France.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Dilatation
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Coronary Angiography
Heart Catheterization
Postoperative Complications / therapy*
Transposition of Great Vessels / surgery
Vena Cava, Inferior / radiography
Vena Cava, Superior / radiography

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