Efficiency of transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects in small and symptomatic children.

@article{Fraisse2008EfficiencyOT,
  title={Efficiency of transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects in small and symptomatic children.},
  author={Alain Fraisse and Jean Losay and F. Bourlon and Gabriella Agnoletti and Jean-Ren{\'e} Lusson and François R Godart and Bernard de Geeter and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Petit and Jean François Pi{\'e}chaud},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          343-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We report the multicentric French experience with transcatheter closure in children weighing 15 kilograms or less, with the aim of assessing the efficacy of the procedure in this age group. PATIENTS We included all children weighing 15 kilograms or less, and seen between January, 1997, and June, 2004, who had successful transcatheter closure of an interatrial communication within the oval fossa. RESULTS Transcatheter closure was performed in 35 patients weighing 15 kilograms or… CONTINUE READING
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