Amplatzer muscular VSD occluder for catheter closure of a 20 mm hypertensive patent ductus arteriosus: A case report and literature review

E. Onorato, M. Mbala-Mukendi, F. Casilli, P. Girardi, G. Canali, L. Lanzoni, N. Guilarte, E. Barbieri

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Abstract

The treatment of very large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) was thought to be solely surgical. There is not enough experience in transcatheter closure of large hypertensive PDA. In this report, successful catheter closure of a large and hypertensive ductus using the Amplatzer Muscular VSD Occluder and a literature review are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-223
Number of pages5
JournalMinerva Cardioangiologica
Volume52
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

Keywords

  • Amplatzer occluder device
  • Ductus arteriosus, patent
  • Heart catheterization
  • Hypertension, pulmonary

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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