Transcatheter Closure of Nonrestrictive Aortopulmonary Window
Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal,
2012, Volume 11, Issue 3, Pages 430-432
Aortopulmonary window is an uncommon congenital heart defect. It is usually nonrestrictive and conventionally treated surgically at an early age to prevent the development of pulmonary vascular obstructive disease .
Only in 10% of the cases it is restrictive and case reports of it is transcatheter closure are mostly limited to these patients.
We report transcatheter closure of large non restrictive aortopulmonary window in a 2 years old , 8 kg child. Using Amplatzer duct occluder device.
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