Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation in left pulmonary artery branch in a patient with a functional single lung.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Percutaneous pulmonary valve technology has had a great impact on patients with congenital and acquired heart disease. In some patients, implantation of a percutaneous pulmonary valve may not be possible due to the morphology of the existing right ventricular outflow tract. In this report, we describe implantation of a Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve in the left pulmonary artery in a patient with acquired right pulmonary artery occlusion and a large right ventricular outflow tract.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Qureshi, AM; Krasuski, RA; Prieto, LR

Published Date

  • September 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 9

Start / End Page

  • E202 - E204

PubMed ID

  • 22954578

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-2501


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States