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Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus via internal jugular vein in patient with interrupted inferior vena cava


Department of Cardiology, U N Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India

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Bhavesh M Thakkar
9 Shreedhar Tenament, Thakkarbapanagar Approach, Near Haveli, Nava Bapunagar, Ahmedabad - 380 024, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.58321

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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 162-164

 

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Transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) using various occluders and coils via femoral vein is a well established therapeutic option. However, in patients with interrupted inferior vena cava (IVC) it is not feasible to close the PDA percutaneously using traditional methods. We present a nine-year-old girl with IVC interruption in whom percutaneous closure of PDA was successfully accomplished via the transjugular approach.






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Department of Cardiology, U N Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India

Correspondence Address:
Bhavesh M Thakkar
9 Shreedhar Tenament, Thakkarbapanagar Approach, Near Haveli, Nava Bapunagar, Ahmedabad - 380 024, Gujarat
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.58321

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Transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) using various occluders and coils via femoral vein is a well established therapeutic option. However, in patients with interrupted inferior vena cava (IVC) it is not feasible to close the PDA percutaneously using traditional methods. We present a nine-year-old girl with IVC interruption in whom percutaneous closure of PDA was successfully accomplished via the transjugular approach.






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