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Transcatheter repair of fontan baffle stenosis and fenestration in two patients using cook zenith aortic endografts.
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PMID:  22294545     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Patients with Fontan baffles for single ventricle may have cyanosis from right-to-left shunt through leaks in the baffle or due to intentionally created fenestrations. Typically this right-to-left shunt may be addressed with catheter-based occlusion devices. However, in narrowing of the Fontan baffle, placement of occluders within the Fontan baffle may additionally narrow the pathway and is therefore undesirable. We describe 2 patients with the combination of Fontan baffle stenosis and patent fenestration treated with a Zenith abdominal aortic aneurysm endograft (Cook Medical). The covered stent graft both occluded the right-to-left shunt and eliminated the baffle stenosis. Both patients have had symptomatic improvement.
Nitin Madan; Sharif Ellozy; Barry Love
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E32-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1201, New York, NY 10029 USA.
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