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Transcatheter treatment of unroofed coronary sinus.
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PMID:  22718686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Unroofed coronary sinus (coronary sinus-type atrial septal defect) is a rare congenital anomaly resulting from imperfect development of left atrio-venous fold. This malformation is not considered suitable for percutaneous treatment due to complex anatomy and risk of coronary sinus obstruction. This paper reports on the first successful treatment of partially unroofed coronary sinus by implantation of an Amplatzer® Septal Occluder device (AGA Medical Co., Golden Valley, MN, USA). In this patient, the malformation was deemed favourable for device closure due to the local anatomy and the association with persistent left superior vena cava (LSVC) draining in coronary sinus. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Giuseppe Santoro; Gianpiero Gaio; Maria Giovanna Russo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Paediatric Cardiology, A.O.R.N. "Ospedale dei Colli", II University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
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