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Transcatheter closure of symptomatic aortopulmonary window in an infant.
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PMID:  22368546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An aortopulmonary window is a rare congenital cardiac defect. In the majority of symptomatic neonates and infants, primary surgical repair is the treatment of choice. In selected infants, catheter closure of the defect with a device may be feasible. We report on the successful closure of an AP window in a 12 month old infant, using a 6mm Amplatzer septal occluder. The procedure and follow-up were uneventful.
Authors:
F Pillekamp; T Hannes; D Koch; K Brockmeier; N Sreeram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Images in paediatric cardiology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1729-441X     ISO Abbreviation:  Images Paediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-27     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101262439     Medline TA:  Images Paediatr Cardiol     Country:  Malta    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Cardiology, University of Cologne, 50931 Cologne, Germany.
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