Stent implantation in the arterial duct of the newborn with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation: single centre experience from Turkey


Odemis E. , Haydin S., Guzeltas A., Ozyilmaz I., Bilici M., Bakir I.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, vol.42, no.1, pp.57-60, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ejcts/ezr258
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-60

Abstract

Implantation of stents into the ductus arteriosus is an alternative treatment to palliative or corrective cardiac surgery in newborns with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation, although the use of this technique for congenital heart disease is limited.