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Transcatheter closure of paravalvular mitral prosthetic leak with resultant hemolysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17055089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Reoperations for mitral prosthetic paravalvular leaks presenting with heart failure or hemolysis are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Transcatheter options offer an attractive alternative, though the method is under evolution and outcome is varied. This report gives procedural details of transcatheter closure of mitral paravalvular leak with Amplatzer septal occluder device.
Kothandam Sivakumar; Jagdish Shahani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2006-10-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  115     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-12     Completed Date:  2007-01-11     Revised Date:  2007-02-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e39-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heart Catheterization*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology*,  surgery

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