Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 27, Issue 5, pp 618–620 | Cite as

Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Interruption of Inferior Vena Cava with Azygous Continuation Using an Amplatzer Duct Occluder

  • Sadiq Al-HamashEmail author


Two cases with interrupted inferior vena cava and azygous continuation requiring patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) occlusion per cardiac catheterization are presented. A technique is described enabelmy occlusion of PDA using an Amplatzer ductal occluder despite interruption of inferior vena cava and azygous continuation.


Patent ductus arteriosus Interrupted IVC with azygous continuation Amplatzer ductal occluder 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsCollege of Medicine, Baghdad University, Ibn Al-Bitar Cardiac CenterBaghdadIraq

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