Long-term results after balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty.

@article{McCrindle1991LongtermRA,
  title={Long-term results after balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty.},
  author={Brian W. McCrindle and Jean S Kan},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1991},
  volume={83 6},
  pages={1915-22}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to determine the long-term outcome of patients after percutaneous balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV) treatment of congenital pulmonary valve stenosis. METHODS AND RESULTS This study represents a case series with duration (mean +/- SD) of follow-up of 4.6 +/- 1.9 years. Forty-six patients with a median age of 4.6 years (range, 3 months to 56 years) had BPV at one academic institution between June 1981 and December 1986. Mean peak systolic pressure… CONTINUE READING

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