Transcatheter coil closure of muscular ventricular septal defects

M Chaudhari, M Chessa, Oliver Stumper, Jo De Giovanni

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We report two patients with small, muscular ventricular septal defects, both of whom had a potential risk of infective endocarditis and underwent transcatheter closure using a detachable Cook coil. We suggest that in selected patients this technique offers a simple and cost-effective alternative to surgery or double-disc device procedures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-8
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Interventional Cardiology
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001


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