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Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology
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Case Report

Sequential Transcatheter Closure of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus and a Muscular Ventriculer Septal Defect in a Child

Serdar Kula1, Ayhan Cevik2, Ayhan Pektas2*, F. Sedef Tunaoğlu1, A. Deniz Oğuz1 and Rana Olgunturk1
1Pediatric Cardiologist, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
2Medical Doctor, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatrics, Ankara, Turkey
Corresponding Author : Ayhan Pektas, M.D
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
Gazi University, School of Medicine 06500, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +903122025626
E-mail: [email protected]
Received September 13, 2011; Accepted November 18, 2011; Published November 22, 2011
Citation: Kula S, Cevik A, Pektas A, Tunaoğlu FS, Oğuz AD, et al. (2011) Sequential Transcatheter Closure of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus and a Muscular Ventriculer Septal Defect in a Child. J Clinic Experiment Cardiol 2:160. doi:10.4172/2155-9880.1000160
Copyright: © 2011 Kula S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Due to the developing technology in pediatric catheterization and increasing experience of pediatric cardiologists, currently transcatheter closure of multiple cardiac defects has become available. The present case report describes a patient who successfully underwent sequential transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and muscular ventricular septal defect (VSD). Transcatheter closure of multiple defects is regarded as a reliable and efficient therapeutic option which can be an alternative to surgical treatment in appropriate cases.


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