Transcatheter closure of an anomalous venous connection by a novel method

S Maheshwari, J Pollak, W E Hellenbrand
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 1998, 45 (3): 269-71
Left superior vena cavae draining to the left atrium have traditionally been treated with surgical ligation. Advances in cardiac catheterization have made transcatheter closure a viable alternative to surgery. We report on an innovative method using a Greenfield filter and Gianturco coils for closure of a persistent left superior vena cava.

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