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Multi-Modality Imaging in a Hybrid Setting Facilitates Transcatheter Closure of a Traumatic Ventricular Septal Defect

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ABSTRACT

We present a case of transcatheter closure of a traumatic ventricular septal defect (VSD), in which simultaneous 3-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and angiography played a critical role in defect sizing, device selection, and procedural guidance.

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T. Nazif, R. T. Hahn, R. Sommer, S. K. Kodali, M. R. Williams and I. George, "Multi-Modality Imaging in a Hybrid Setting Facilitates Transcatheter Closure of a Traumatic Ventricular Septal Defect," World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2013, pp. 186-189. doi: 10.4236/wjcs.2013.36037.

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