Transcatheter closure of late-onset residual aortopulmonary septal defect using a muscular ventricular septal occluder

Xiao Li, Da Zhu, Yuan Feng
International Heart Journal 2014, 55 (1): 89-91
Late-onset residual shunt after surgical repair of aortopulmonary septal defect (APSD) is a rare event complicating the management strategy. Surgical reoperation was the treatment of choice traditionally, while associated with increased risk and suffering. We report a case of successful treatment of this type of residual shunt using a transcatheter closure technique with an infrequently used muscular ventricular septal device.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article


You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"

We want to hear from doctors like you!

Take a second to answer a survey question.