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Valvuloplasty for tricuspid stenosis caused by a ventriculoatrial shunt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20824751     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 45-year-old lady developed significant symptomatic tricuspid valve stenosis due to a ventriculoatrial (VA) shunt, implanted in childhood for idiopathic hydrocephalus. This appeared to be a rare complication of a VA shunt. After detailed discussions in multidisciplinary meeting, she underwent successful treatment with a single balloon valvuloplasty. To date, she has not suffered any complications.© 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Qasim Akram; Duraisamy Saravanan; Richard Levy
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  722-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Cardiology Department, University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom.
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