Affordable Access

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

Authors
  • Flores, Ramón A
  • Salgado, Antonio
  • Antúnez, Sandra P
  • García, Humberto
  • Aceves, José L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista Española de Cardiología
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2008
Volume
61
Issue
7
Pages
714–718
Identifiers
PMID: 18590644
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times