Balloon aortic valvoplasty in paediatric patients: progressive aortic regurgitation is common.

@article{Balmer2004BalloonAV,
  title={Balloon aortic valvoplasty in paediatric patients: progressive aortic regurgitation is common.},
  author={Christian Balmer and Maurice Beghetti and Matthew Fasnacht and Beat Friedli and U. V. Arbenz},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2004},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={77-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate immediate and midterm results after balloon valvoplasty in a paediatric population with congenital aortic stenosis, giving special consideration to aortic regurgitation. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Two tertiary referral centres for paediatric cardiology. PATIENTS 70 consecutive patients, with an age range of 0-16.4 years. Group A infants < 3 months old (n = 21). Group B children > 3 months old (n = 49). Median follow up time was 19.8 months, range 0-158… CONTINUE READING
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