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Journal of Structural Heart Disease, April 2018, Volume 4, Issue 2:50-55
DOI: 10.12945/j.jshd.2018.045.17

Evolution of Approach to Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Stenting in Infants ≤ 2Kgs

Niall Linnane, MB, BCh, BAO*, Kevin P. Walsh, MD, Jonathan McGuinness, MB, PhD, Damien Kenny, MD

Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Crumlin, Drimnagh, Dublin, Ireland


Surgical palliation or repair of symptomatic Tetralogy of Fallot in the neonatal period is associated with a relatively high mortality rate. Stenting of the right ventricular outflow tract is a newer procedure that has evolved to allow its performance in low birth weight neonates. In this case series, we describe the evolution of our approach to right ventricular outflow tract stent implantation in neonates weighing < 2 kg.


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Cite this article as: Linnane N, Walsh KP, McGuinness J, Kenny D. Evolution of Approach to Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Stenting in Infants ≤ 2Kgs. Structural Heart Disease 2018;4(2):50-55. DOI: 10.12945/j.jshd.2018.045.17

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