Comparison of the one-and-a-half-year results of closure of patent ductus arteriosus by transcatheter coils placement with surgical ligation.

@article{Hwang2000ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the one-and-a-half-year results of closure of patent ductus arteriosus by transcatheter coils placement with surgical ligation.},
  author={Betau Hwang and P C Lee and Zhao-zhang Weng and Yun-Ching Fu and H P Hsing and Jen Her Lu and W H Hsieh and S L Jan and C. C. Laura Meng},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={757-63}
}
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a common type of congenital cardiovascular lesion. It usually needs surgical ligation in a full-term baby after 1 year of age. Transcatheter implantation of coils was introduced for the closure of small- to moderate-sized PDA in 1992. From November 1995 to November 1998, the authors closed the PDA in 153 patients by… CONTINUE READING