Fully biodegradable septal defect occluder-a double umbrella design.

@article{DuongHong2010FullyBS,
  title={Fully biodegradable septal defect occluder-a double umbrella design.},
  author={Duc Duong-Hong and Yong-Dan Tang and Wei Wu and Subbu S Venkatraman and Freddy Yin-Chiang Boey and James Lim and James Wei-Luen Yip},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2010},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={711-8}
}
Current percutaneous devices for septal defect treatment are made of nondegradable metallic and synthetic fabric materials. These devices are not ideal due to risks of future complications from device erosions and potential obstructed access for future transseptal procedures. The biodegradable double umbrella device was made of fully biodegradable polymers, featured with two discs connected with a stretchable stem. The devices were inserted across the PFO model created on Yorkshire swines… CONTINUE READING

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