Transcatheter biventricular conversion in an adult patient with a 1.5 ventricle Glenn palliation and superior vena cava syndrome

Tannous P, Popescu A, Forbess L, Nugent A.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Apr 28. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28920. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 32343465

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Abstract

Covered stents have a continually expanding spectrum of applications for patients with congenital heart disease. Here we report use of covered stents to successfully perform a first-in-human percutaneous biventricular conversion of a 1.5 ventricle Glenn palliation in an adult born with pulmonary atresia. This case demonstrates that in patients considered borderline for biventricular repair, surgery can potentially be modified to promote growth of underdeveloped structures and setup for transcatheter biventricular conversion.

 

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