Comparison between the safety profile and clinical results of the Cook detachable and Gianturco coils for transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus in 272 patients.

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OBJECTIVES We evaluated the occlusion rate and safety of Cook detachable coils versus Gianturco coils in transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). BACKGROUND The Cook detachable coil recently was introduced in an attempt to improve the safety of transcatheter closure of PDA. METHODS Between January 1994 and September 1998, 272 patients… (More)

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