Usefulness of Percutaneous Transluminal Pulmonary Artery Balloon Angioplasty after Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding : Prevention against Additional Surgical Interventions

Objectives: We evaluated the efficacy of balloon dilatation after bilateral pulmonary artery banding for the treatment of severe congenital heart disease that depends on patent ductus arteriosus for systemic circulation. Background: Neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass can cause brain injury, which may result in a severely impaired neurodevelopmental outcome… CONTINUE READING