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Transcatheter repair of iatrogenic left ventricular free-wall perforation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17086537     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Left ventricular free-wall perforation can complicate catheter-based diagnostic or interventional procedures and may require immediate needle pericardiocentesis followed by surgical repair in about 20% of the cases. We describe the transcatheter closure of a left ventricular free-wall perforation as an option in the event of maintained access to the perforation site after defect creation.
Rolf Vogel; Stephan Windecker; Bernhard Meier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-27     Completed Date:  2007-02-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  829-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Catheterization / adverse effects*,  methods*
Heart Ventricles / injuries*,  surgery*
Pericardial Effusion / etiology
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / adverse effects,  methods

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