Transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus with buttoned device: first successful clinical application in a child.


Several devices are available for transcatheter closure of PDA. Most of the available devices either require complicated intracardiac maneuvering or need a large-sized sheath for implantation of the device. A recently described "buttoned" device developed by Sideris et al. that can be delivered across the ductus via a 7F sheath had undergone successful… (More)