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Title: Percutaneous intra-cardiac baffle stenting after a scimitar vein correction
Authors: Budts, Werner ×
Rega, Filip
Gewillig, Marc #
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: Wiley-Liss
Series Title: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions vol:81 issue:2 pages:E130-E133
Article number: 10.1002/ccd.24411
Abstract: A typical scimitar vein was surgically corrected in a female patient of 35 years old. The postoperative course was uneventful and in the first months after the functional capacity normalized. Six months after the correction, the patient developed progressive dyspnea. Kinking and distal stenosis of the intra-cardiac baffle which connected the scimitar vein to the left atrium were diagnosed. Balloon dilatation and stenting could normalize the blood flow through the baffle. The patient remains symptomless up to six months after the procedure. © 2012 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
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ISSN: 1522-1946
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiovascular Developmental Biology
Cardiology
Clinical Cardiac Surgery
Department of Health and Technology - UC Leuven
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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