Transcatheter Closure of a Very Large Patent Ductus Arteriosus in a Pregnant Woman at 22 Weeks of Gestation

Joshua P. Kanter, William E. Hellenbrand, Robert H. Pass

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Successful transcatheter closure of a large PDA in a pregnant patient is reported using the Amplatzer ductal occluder device. This procedure was safe and uncomplicated, obviating the need for surgery in this high risk patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)140-143
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2004



  • Gestation
  • PDA
  • Transcatheter closure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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