Less invasive percutaneous closure of persistent arterial duct in children below 10 kilos

@inproceedings{Kusa2013LessIP,
  title={Less invasive percutaneous closure of persistent arterial duct in children below 10 kilos},
  author={Jacek Kusa and Małgorzata Raś and Paweł J. Cześniewicz and Robert Nahirny},
  booktitle={Postepy w kardiologii interwencyjnej = Advances in interventional cardiology},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION There is quite high risk of vascular complications connected with arterial puncture - mainly in the group of the smallest patients weighing less than 10 kg. AIM To evaluate a new method of percutaneous closure of persistent arterial duct (PDA) in small children. MATERIAL AND METHODS Six patients were enrolled in this method of PDA closure at the age of 10.67 ±1.97 months. The mean weight was 8.85 ±0.66 kg. The occluders were implanted using only venous access. The position of… CONTINUE READING

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