Use of the Terumo SP catheter system for crossing the pulmonary valve in infants with critical pulmonary valve stenosis

Thomas M. Zellers, Lindy Moake, Janis Wright

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Abstract

In short, this method (the Terumo SP hydrophilic-polymer coated microcatheter system) has proved to be safe, effective, and flexible; it has allowed us to cross critically stenotic valves when standard methods have failed, enabling us to accomplish balloon valvuloplasty with good results in patients who might have otherwise required surgical intervention because of inability to cross the pulmonary valve.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1082-1084
Number of pages3
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Volume76
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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