Transarterial occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus with Gianturco coils in pediatric patients: a preliminary result in central Taiwan.

@article{Lee1999TransarterialOO,
  title={Transarterial occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus with Gianturco coils in pediatric patients: a preliminary result in central Taiwan.},
  author={M. L. Lee and W T Chaou and Jou-kou Wang},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={57-63}
}
OBJECTIVE We wish to present the preliminary result of transarterial occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) with Gianturco coils in pediatric patients in central Taiwan. MATERIALS AND METHODS We attempted occlusion of PDA with Gianturco coils in a total of 26 consecutive patients, 13 infants and 13 children, 23 female and three male, between July 1 1997 to September 30 1998. Median patient age was 2.57 years (from 0.25 to 14.02 years old). Median patient weight was 10.8 kg (4.0 to 36.0… CONTINUE READING