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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 122–123 | Cite as

Percutaneous balloon dilatation of discrete subaortic stenosis as a palliative procedure to promote recovery of left ventricular contractile function

  • Robert J. Ascuitto
  • Nancy T. Ross-Ascuitto
  • Arthur S. Pickoff
  • Lawrence S. Fox
Case Reports

Summary

This case report describes the use of percutaneous balloon dilatation of a discrete subaortic membrane as a palliative procedure to improve left ventricular contractile function.

Key Words

Percutaneous balloon dilatation Subaortic membrane Subaortic stenosis 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Ascuitto
    • 1
  • Nancy T. Ross-Ascuitto
    • 1
  • Arthur S. Pickoff
    • 1
  • Lawrence S. Fox
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric CardiologyTulane Medical CenterNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryTulane Medical CenterNew OrleansUSA

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