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Endovascular stent placement is an acceptable alternative to reoperation in selected infants with residual or recurrent aortic arch obstruction.

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OBJECTIVE: To describe endovascular stent placement in infants as a technically feasible option in circumstances where surgery is considered less favorable. BACKGROUND: Endovascular stent placement has become established as a first line therapy for native coarctation of the aorta or recoarctation in older children where stents capable of expansion to adult size can be placed safely. Surgery remains the therapy of choice in infants and young children. The management of aortic arch obstruction...

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10.1002/ccd.22586

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
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Journal:
Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
Volume:
76
Issue:
6
Pages:
852-859
Publication date:
2010-11-05
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EISSN:
1522-726X
ISSN:
1522-1946
URN:
uuid:bed2c8a0-80a2-4de1-b060-cf4c38c65b74
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105277
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pubs:105277

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