This report evaluates the use of Gianturco coils to close large patent ductus arteriosus (PDAs) (> or = 3.5 mm) and describes transvenous delivery of 0.052-in. (0.132-cm) Gianturco coils.
Coil closure of PDAs has become increasingly popular. However, the technique has significant limitations when used to close large PDAs. This report… (More)