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Transcatheter coil occlusion of hepatic arteriovenous malformation in a neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11838937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 3-day-old neonate was diagnosed to have severe congestive heart failure due to a large shunt through a hepatic arteriovenous malformation. Percutaneous transcatheter delivery of two detachable coils resulted in complete abolition of the shunt. The patient showed dramatic clinical improvement and resolution of the heart failure, which was sustained on follow-up. This case represents a novel use of detachable occluding spring coils designed primarily for occluding patent ductus arteriosus.
R Subramanyan; R Narayan; D D Costa; A Derweesh; S M Khusaiby
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2001 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-12     Completed Date:  2002-03-14     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  782-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / complications,  therapy*
Catheterization / methods
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Heart Failure / etiology
Hepatic Artery / abnormalities*
Hepatic Veins / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn

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