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Transcatheter approaches to non-valvar structural heart disease.
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PMID:  21331612     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With advancement in transcatheter technology, numerous non-congenital structural heart lesions previously untreated, or treated with surgery are now amenable to transcatheter therapy. These therapies have centered on transcatheter valve replacement, however, other lesions are increasingly treated via the percutaneous approach. These procedures include patent foramen ovale closure, left atrial appendage occlusion, closure of post-infarct ventricular septal defects, occlusion of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm and treatment of paravalvar leaks. This review will outline indications for and approach to each of these procedures in the context of the current literature base with emphasis on pre- and intra-procedural imaging modalities.
Authors:
Damien Kenny; Ziyad M Hijazi
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1875-8312     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA.
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