septostomy

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Related to balloon atrial septostomy: Truncus arteriosus
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sep·tos·to·my

n. septostomía, apertura quirúrgica de un septum.
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Title of his study was Echocardiographic Guided Bed Side Balloon Atrial Septostomy in Dextro Transposed Great Arteries with intact Ventricular septum.
Once ASO could not be implemented for newborns as early as possible, the application of balloon atrial septostomy (BAS) allowed the infants with TGA to undergo surgery one month after birth.
At 10th day of life our patient was diagnosed with d-loop transposition of great arteries (d-loop TGA) and underwent emergent balloon atrial septostomy at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Blade and balloon atrial septostomy for left heart decompression in patients with severe ventricular dysfunction on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Balloon atrial septostomy creates an atrial communication to increase the mixing of blood between these two circulations.
Gradual balloon dilatation and blade balloon atrial septostomy are the most frequently used methods.
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