Acute complications of catheter therapy for congenital heart disease.

@article{Fellows1987AcuteCO,
  title={Acute complications of catheter therapy for congenital heart disease.},
  author={Kenneth E. Fellows and Wolfang Radtke and John F. Keane and James E Lock},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={679-83}
}
Although therapeutic catheter procedures for congenital heart disease are still developing, the number of procedures being performed allows statistically relevant review of the acute complications. Between January 1, 1984, and February 1, 1987, 417 such procedures were performed at The Children's Hospital, Boston; the age range of the patients was 1 day to 51 years (median 4 years, 6 months). Catheter procedures consisted predominantly of vascular dilations (peripheral pulmonic stenosis, 97… CONTINUE READING