Fredy Prada Martínez

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An 8-year-old boy diagnosed as having Wolff-ParkinsonWhite syndrome, with no structural heart defects, was referred for radiofrequency catheter ablation. The procedure was performed with the patient under deep sedation with intravenous midazolam and intravenous fentanyl. Two quadripolar electrode 5 Fr catheters (Bard®) were inserted percutaneously via the(More)
The fatal outcome in an eleven-year-old girl, one month after an extra-cardiac Fontan operation is reported. She was diagnosed with tricuspid atresia and had a Blalock Taussig shunt and a bidirectional Glenn procedure. The Fontan operation was performed using a Dacron conduit, fenestrated with a 6 mm Goretex tube. The first week after the operation she(More)
Pulmonary sequestration is a rare malformation characterised by non-functioning lung tissue, separated from the tracheobronchial tree and with arterial supply from the systemic circulation. The classical therapeutic approach is surgical resection. In recent years, the endovascular embolisation technique is increasingly being used for the treatment of this(More)
Cardiac tumours are rare, especially in children, and most of them are benign. Myxomas are unusual in children, being more common among adults. They are usually located in the left atrium, with 25% appearing in the right. The clinical signs and symptoms depend mainly on where the tumour is located. A feature of these tumours is that they can be accompanied(More)
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