Guide-wire Perforation and Valvuloplasty of the Atretic Pulmonary Valve in an Underweight Newborn [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2002; 30(8): 519-522

Guide-wire Perforation and Valvuloplasty of the Atretic Pulmonary Valve in an Underweight Newborn

Ümrah AYDOĞAN1

Pulmonary valvuloplasty was performed in a 51- day-old, 2 160-g baby wi th the diagnosis of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septuın after perforating the pulınonary valve with the stiff end of a guide-wire. This type of technique and perforation of pulmonary valve in such a smail baby has not been reported before in Turkey.

Keywords: Pulmonary atresia, interventional cardiology, transeatbeter perforatioıı

How to cite this article
Ümrah AYDOĞAN. Guide-wire Perforation and Valvuloplasty of the Atretic Pulmonary Valve in an Underweight Newborn. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2002; 30(8): 519-522
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