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Clinical Improvement After Banding of a Pulmonary Branch Artery in a Symptomatic Patient with Osler–Rendu–Weber Syndrome

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We report a symptomatic newborn with Osler–Rendu–Weber syndrome, multiple and diffuse pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, and right-to-left shunting in the left lung. Right-to-left shunting was significantly decreased by selectively banding the left pulmonary branch artery and clipping one large feeding vessel so that total resection of the left lung could be avoided.

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Ruf, B., Eicken, A., Schreiber, C. et al. Clinical Improvement After Banding of a Pulmonary Branch Artery in a Symptomatic Patient with Osler–Rendu–Weber Syndrome. Pediatr Cardiol 31, 136–137 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-009-9553-8

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