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Surgical removal of an embolized patent ductus arteriosus coil from pulmonary artery without cardiopulmonary bypass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19324917     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a 4-month-old girl who underwent patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) coil embolization. The coil had migrated into the left pulmonary artery and attempts to retrieve it with interventional techniques were unsuccessful. To prevent late effects of a foreign object in pulmonary artery, the patient was referred to surgery. The operation was done without cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and with the aid of a Fogarty catheter. Recovery was uneventful after the procedure. As far as we know this is the first patient in whom CPB was not used for coil removal.
Hakan Aydin; Kanat Ozisik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-03-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-15     Completed Date:  2009-07-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  689-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sami Ulus Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures* / instrumentation
Device Removal
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / surgery,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / adverse effects*,  instrumentation
Equipment Design
Foreign-Body Migration / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Pulmonary Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures* / instrumentation

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