Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 1041–1043 | Cite as

Transcatheter Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage Using an Amplatzer Vascular Plug in a Postoperative Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot

  • Osman BaspinarEmail author
  • Ahmet Irdem
  • Metin Kilinc
Case Report


The association of tetralogy of Fallot with a partial anomalous pulmonary vein is rare. Although this combination is generally treated with surgery, in this paper we present the case of an 8-year-old boy whose anomalous venous drainage was successfully closed with an Amplatzer vascular plug after a total correction of a tetralogy of Fallot. The patient was asymptomatic at his last follow-up.


Tetralogy of fallot Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage Transcatheter therapy Childhood 


Conflict of interest

None to report

Supplementary material

Movie clip 1. Selective left pulmonary artery angiography showing that the abnormal vertical vein drains to the left innominate vein at the pulmonary venous phase of injection. (AVI 345 kb)

Movie clip 2. Occlusion test of the abnormal vertical vein using a NuMED PTS sizing balloon during selective left pulmonary artery angiography shows that small alternative veins drain to the left atrium. (AVI 465 kb)

Movie clip 3. Control angiogram shows no residual flow and no obstruction to the pulmonary venous circulation before detachment. (AVI 376 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric CardiologyGaziantep University Medical FacultyGaziantepTurkey

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