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[Correction of the perpendicular positioning of the Amplatzer device during closure of an ostium secundum atrial septal defect].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista Española de Cardiología
1579-2242
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
61
Issue
7
Pages
714–718
Identifiers
PMID: 18590644
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The ancillary balloon catheter technique is useful for ensuring that Amplatzer devices adopt a transverse orientation when echocardiography shows the device to be persistently orientated perpendicular to the rim of the septal defect.

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