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Transcatheter closure of a residual aortopulmonary window through internal jugular vein access.
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PMID:  23102395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of Amplatzer septal occluder for closing a residual aortopulmonary defect has been described. This is usually performed by femoral access. We report closure of a residual aortopulmonary defect using right internal jugular vein access in a patient who had no femoral access as a result of previous cannulation for surgical repair. The 1 cm defect was closed successfully using a 10 mm Amplatzer septal occluder. Technical difficulty anticipated was unfounded although it was more cumbersome than femoral access. Left to right cardiac defects including PDA and AP window are amenable to transcatheter closure through internal jugular vein access.
R Prem Sekar; P R Bhima Shankar; Kotturathu Mamman Cherian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2012 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-29     Completed Date:  2013-07-08     Revised Date:  2014-01-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  521-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Cardiological Society of India. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect / diagnosis,  therapy*
Cardiac Catheterization / instrumentation,  methods*
Catheterization, Central Venous*
Jugular Veins*
Prosthesis Design
Septal Occluder Device
Treatment Outcome

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