Transcatheter closure of coronary artery fistulae using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder.

@article{Behera2006TranscatheterCO,
  title={Transcatheter closure of coronary artery fistulae using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder.},
  author={Sarina K. Behera and Saar Danon and Daniel S. Levi and John W M Moore},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2006},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={242-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to report our experience using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder (ADO) for occlusion of significant coronary artery fistulae (CAF). BACKGROUND Transcatheter closure of CAF with coils is well described. Use of newer devices may offer advantages such as improved control of device placement, use of a single instead of multiple devices, and high rates of occlusion. METHODS A retrospective review of all patients catheterized for CAF from July 2002 through August 2005… CONTINUE READING