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Closure of right pulmonary artery to left atrium fistula by duct occluder device


1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
2 Department of Cardiology, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
3 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, Pakistan
4 Department of Cardiology, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan

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Ijaz Hussain,
Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar
Pakistan
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DOI: 10.4103/apc.APC_155_18

We report the successful transcatheter closure of the right pulmonary artery fistula to the left atrium in a 4-year-old boy, who had presented with cyanosis and easy fatigability, identified after two-dimensional echocardiogram with bubble contrast study, computed tomography (CT) angiography, and cardiac catheterization. The fistula was successfully closed by a transcatheter approach using an 18/16 duct occluder device. There was marked improvement clinically and no complication on 2-months follow-up.


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