Use of Amplatzer Vascular Plugs for the treatment of combined extralobar and intralobar pulmonary sequestration in a 5-year-old child

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Abstract

Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital anomaly that can be asymptomatic or present with recurrent infections, respiratory symptoms, or rarely heart failure. Sequestration is classified as intralobar or extralobar on the basis of whether there is separation from normal lung tissue by its own visceral pleura. Classically, patients are treated with surgical resection. We present a case of multivessel, combined intralobar and extralobar pulmonary sequestration treated with transcatheter embolisation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1441-1444
Number of pages4
JournalCardiology in the Young
Volume26
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

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Keywords

  • device
  • occlusion
  • Pulmonary
  • sequestration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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