Stenting of the arterial duct in newborns with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation.

@article{Santoro2008StentingOT,
  title={Stenting of the arterial duct in newborns with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation.},
  author={Giuseppe Santoro and Giampiero Gaio and Maria Teresa Palladino and Carola Iacono and Marianna Carrozza and Roberta Esposito and Maria Giovanna Russo and Giuseppe Caianiello and Raffaele Calabr{\'o}},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 7},
  pages={925-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and results of stenting of the arterial duct in newborns with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation using low-profile, high-flexibility premounted coronary stents. DESIGN Prospective interventional and clinical follow-up study. SETTING Tertiary referral centre. PATIENT POPULATION Between April 2003 and December 2006, 26 neonates (mean (SD) age 15.2 (19.9) days, mean (SD) weight 3.3 (0.8) kg) underwent attempts at stenting of the arterial duct. MAIN… CONTINUE READING

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