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Transcatheter closure of direct communication of main pulmonary artery to left atrium using muscular VSD occluder in an infant.
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PMID:  21766421     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a direct main pulmonary artery (MPA) to left atrium (LA) communication in a 21-month-old infant which is closed by transcatheter approach using a muscular VSD occluder. We explain the characteristic diagnostic clues of this anomaly on chest radiography, echocardiography and angiography. To our knowledge this is the first case of congenital MPA to LA communication effectively occluded by a VSD muscular occluder. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Elaheh Malakan Rad; Mohammad Yousef Arabi
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-18     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 © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center and Children's Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. erad@tums.ac.ir.
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