Use and performance of the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in native and postsurgical, nonconduit right ventricular outflow tracts.

@article{Meadows2014UseAP,
  title={Use and performance of the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in native and postsurgical, nonconduit right ventricular outflow tracts.},
  author={Jeffery Joshua Meadows and Phillip M Moore and Darren P. Berman and John P. Cheatham and Sharon L Cheatham and Diego Porras and Matthew John Gillespie and Jonathan J. Rome and Evan M. Zahn and Doff B McElhinney},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2014},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={374-80}
}
BACKGROUND Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) replacement therapy represents an important advance in congenital cardiovascular interventions. The off-label extension of the Melody TPV to patients with nonconduit outflow tracts (right ventricular outflow tract [RVOT]) has the potential to vastly expand the population of patients eligible to benefit from nonsurgical restoration of RVOT function. However, knowledge on the performance of the Melody TPV in this setting is limited. METHODS… CONTINUE READING