balloon septostomy


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bal·loon sep·tos·to·my

septostomy performed by cardiac catheterization with the use an of inflated balloon pulled across the interatrial septum through the foramen ovale; used in cases of transposition of the great vessels and tricuspid atresia.

bal·loon sep·tos·to·my

(bă-lūn' sep-tos'tŏ-mē)
Creation of an artificial interatrial septal defect by cardiac catheterization during which an inflated balloon is pulled across the interatrial septum through the foramen ovale; used in cases of transposition of the great vessels and tricuspid atresia.
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Cardiac Catheterization Market: By Procedure (Coronary Angioplasty, Balloon Septostomy), Types (Coronary Angiogram, Fractional Flow Reserve), Application (Heart Attack, Abnormal Stress Test), and End-User (Hospitals & Clinics) - Global Forecast Till 2023
On the basis of procedures, the global cardiac catheter market includes the segments of balloon septostomy, catheter ablation, bipolar pacing, coronary angioplasty, left heart catheterization, and right heart catheterization.
Born on November 15, at Liverpool Women's Hospital, Alba was immediately transferred to Alder Hey Children's Hospital where she underwent her first procedure, a balloon septostomy, within the first few hours of her life.
Born on November 15, atLiverpool Women's Hospital,Alba was immediately transferred to Alder Hey Children's Hospital where she underwent her first procedure, a balloon septostomy, within the first few hours of her life.
Balloon septostomy was performed under local anesthesia in ward setting successfully, allotted as group 1.
His cardiac history is significant for d-TGA with a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and sub-valvular and valvular pulmonary stenosis palliated with a balloon septostomy on day of life zero and right modified BlalockTaussig shunt at 10 days of age followed by a completion Rastelli repair at 10 months of age with VSD patch and placement of a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit.
Our consultant, Dr Robert Yates, performed the balloon septostomy and our son was then whisked off to the intensive care unit.
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