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Pulmonary Valve Implantation supported by syngo DynaCT Cardiac

Author: Courtesy of John Hess, M.D., FESC, Andreas Eicken, M.D., Sohrab Fratz, M.D
Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects, German Heart Centre Munich, Technical University Munich, Germany

History

18-year-old male, 60 kg

 

Diagnosis
Stenosis of right ventricular-pulmonary artery conduit (homograft) after surgical correction of Tetralogy of Fallot.

 

Treatment
Patient was in general anesthetic and his arms were fixed beside the head. For the syngo DynaCT Cardiac run the artificial respiration was intermittently stopped to enable best imaging.

 

Comments
The three-dimensional imaging of the coronary arteries and the inflated balloon in the conduit helped to decide whether a transcatheter insertion of a Melody® Valve without coronary compression was possible. An injection of 25 cc contrast medium was adequate for complete imaging during the whole procedure and syngo DynaCT Cardiac 3D reconstruction.
 

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Date: Jan 27, 2010


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