Karunakar Vadlamudi, Sudeep Verma, Johann Christopher, Raghava Raju Penumatsa, Nageswara Rao Koneti
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, CARE Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
We report the successful transcatheter closure of right pulmonary artery fistula to left atrium in a six-year-old boy, who had presented with cyanosis and shortness of breath. The two-dimensional echocardiogram with bubble contrast study demonstrated the communication between right pulmonary artery and left atrium. Computerized tomography confirmed the diagnosis and delineated the anatomy. The fistula was closed successfully by a transcatheter trans-septal approach using an 18/20 duct occluder.
Nageswara Rao Koneti
Pediatric Cardiologist, Care Hospital, Road No. 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Andhra Pradesh
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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