Agustín Sánchez Soberanes

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From September 1996 to March 1997 we implanted stents Palmaz (P-308 Johnson & Johnson) in six patients with aortic coarctation. Age ranged from 13 to 30 years (mean = 20), 3 female and 3 male. We implanted the stent without predilation. Balloon diameter was 12 mm in two cases and 15 mm in four cases for complete expansion we used 14 to 20 mm balloon(More)
A case of direct communication between right pulmonary artery and left atrium is reported. The diagnosis was made before surgical correction. A surgical ligation of the fistula resolved the cyanosis of the patient. Selective angiocardiogram of the right pulmonary artery 4 months after surgery revealed no residual shunt. This very rare malformation should be(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze immediate and long-term results of balloon dilation for aortic coarctation in a three-center experience in Mexico, and to determine factors associated with increased risk. BACKGROUND Results demonstrated that the procedure is effective and safe, however its use in some groups is still controversial, specially in neonates and infants.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate 15 years of experience with balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in a single third level health care center. MATERIAL AND METHODS Hundred-fifty patients underwent the procedure, 73 (48%) men and 77 (52%) women, mean age 10.5 +/- 11.3 years. RESULTS The initial systolic gradient decreased from 86 +/- 35 to 21.67 +/- 12.20 mm Hg, p <(More)
The primary cardiac tumors are inusual, the incidence varies in all the ages between 0.005 to 0.05%. In pediatrics patients the incidence is 0.27%. The more frequent tumors during the childhood are the cardiac rhabdomyomas. These tumors are considered benigns. The clinical expression is wide, in the most the cases, the patients are asymptomatic and are(More)
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