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Transcatheter intravascular stent placement to relieve supravalvular pulmonic stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19083348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Valvular pulmonic stenosis has been successfully treated in dogs via minimally invasive transcatheter balloon dilation procedures for almost 20years. Supravalvular pulmonic stenosis however is not amenable to balloon dilation procedures. Although several surgical procedures are described for treatment of pulmonic stenosis, the morbidity and mortality of these procedures are significantly higher than for transcatheter approaches. Two cases of supravalvular pulmonic stenosis are presented, one acquired and one congenital, which were successfully treated with transcatheter intravascular stent placement. The procedure alleviated the stenotic lesion and resolved clinical signs.
Authors:
Leigh G Griffiths; Janice M Bright; K-Chen Chan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-10-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1875-0834     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vet Cardiol     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101163270     Medline TA:  J Vet Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-55     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Section of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA.
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