Balloon dilatation of the aortic valve in the fetus. A case report.

@article{Lopes1996BalloonDO,
  title={Balloon dilatation of the aortic valve in the fetus. A case report.},
  author={L{\'i}lian Maria Lopes and Stephanie C Cha and Luiz Junya Kajita and Vera demarchi Aiello and Adib Domingos Jatene and Marcelo Zugaib},
  journal={Fetal diagnosis and therapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={296-300}
}
Fetal echocardiography has recently caused an impact on the treatment of congenital heart disease and in the field of therapeutic, cardiological intervention. The present study reports on a case of critical aortic stenosis, diagnosed in utero at 27 weeks' gestation, and in which balloon dilatation was attempted to improve the poor prognosis associated with… CONTINUE READING