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Unusual interventional management in an adult with tetralogy of Fallot

  • Tony Abdel-Massih (a1), Younes Boudjemline (a1) and Philipp Bonhoeffer (a1)
Abstract

A 53-year-old man with tetralogy of Fallot had been palliated with two classic Blalock-Taussig shunts. Cardiac catheterization in our center revealed acquired atresia of the pulmonary valve. We perforated and dilated the valve as a palliative procedure with a new system using radiofrequency energy.

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Correspondence to: Younes Boudjemline, MD, Service de Cardiologie Pédiatrique, Hôpital Necker-Enfants-Malades, 149, Rue de Sèvres, 75015 Paris Cedex, France. Tel: +331 44 49 45 89; Fax: +331 44 49 57 24; E-mail: younes.boudjemline@nck.ap-hop-paris.fr
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Cardiology in the Young
  • ISSN: 1047-9511
  • EISSN: 1467-1107
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