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Transcatheter closure of the patent ductus arteriosus using an Amplatzer duct occluder in adults.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11693289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a congenital heart disease that frequently escapes detection until the patient reaches adulthood. Percutaneous closure of the PDA has been established as a safe alternative to surgery, the Amplatzer duct occluder (ADO) is a new device that has been recently reported in paediatric patients. Our initial experience with an of ADO in an adult population appears to be encouraging and as good as in paediatric patients.
C H Lee; Y L Leung; W H Chow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-11-05     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiac Medical Unit, Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Occlusion / instrumentation
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*
Equipment Design
Middle Aged

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