Transcatheter Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Creation for Restrictive VSD in Double-Outlet Right Ventricle

Pediatric Cardiology, 06/01/2012

This report describes the first transcatheter creation of ventricular septal defect (VSD) in Double–outlet right ventricle (DORV) with a restrictive ventricular septum in a newborn infant. Use of the radiofrequency catheter in combination with cutting balloon dilation and stent implantation is an efficient method for creating a VSD in such a patient.

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