Percutaneous closure of a Blalock-Taussig shunt

Benyamina Morag, Zallman J. Rubinstein, Aram Smolinsky, Daniel A. Goor

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Abstract

The technique used in the percutaneous closure of a Blalock-Taussig shunt in a 4-year-old child is described. After selective catheterization of the subclavian artery leading to the shunt, a spring coil was inserted which completely occluded the shunt.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)218-220
Number of pages3
JournalCardioVascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1984

Keywords

  • Blalock-Taussig shunt
  • Congenital anomalies, percutaneous closure
  • Embolization arterial

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