Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect in a patient with absent inferior caval vein connection: A novel technique using a steerable guide catheter

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Abstract

An alternative approach for transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect is necessary in patients with absent inferior caval vein connection. In this report, we describe the successful transcatheter atrial septal defect closure via the transjugular approach using a steerable guide catheter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1033-1035
Number of pages3
JournalCardiology in the young
Volume26
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2016

Keywords

  • Atrial septal defect
  • transcatheter closure
  • transjugular approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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