Transcatheter closure of congenital muscular ventricular septal defect.

  title={Transcatheter closure of congenital muscular ventricular septal defect.},
  author={Ramesh C Arora and Vijay Trehan and Ashish K Thakur and Vimal Mehta and Partho P. Sengupta and Madhuri Nigam},
  journal={Journal of interventional cardiology},
  volume={17 2},
The success with occlusion devices for the closure of atrial septal defects and patent ductus arteriosus prompted the transcatheter closure of single and multiple muscular ventricular septal defects (VSD). The procedure for VSD was first attempted by Lock et al. in 1988 and devices originally designed for the closure of other intracardiac defects (Rashkind umbrella device, Lock clamshell, Cardioseal, coils, Sideris buttoned device etc.) were used with a variable success rate and a residual… CONTINUE READING


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