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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Objective: To determine effectiveness and safety of echocardiography guided bed side Balloon Atrial Septostomy (BAS) in dextro transposition of great Arteries (dTGA) with intact ventricular septum (IVS) at a public sector tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan.
Four patients with TGA intact septum had successful balloon atrial septostomy. One neonate with infra-cardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) underwent surgery but expired.
Material and Method: It was a comparative cross-sectional study of all consecutive young infants with transposition of the great arteries that underwent balloon atrial septostomy for restrictive inter-atrial communication and cyanosis from January 2012 to December 2014.
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.
Assistant interventional methods and operations performed before Fontan operation in patients who had undergone Fontan operation and the ages at the time of these interventions; balloon atrial septostomy in two subjects [1 day old (1), 2 days old (1)], Glennshunt in 11 subjects [0-1 years old (6), 1-2 years old (4), 2-3 years old (1)], Blalock-Taussig shunt in 5 subjects [4 months old (1), 1-2 years old (3), 2-3 years old (1)], pulmonary band in 1 subject (1 month old).
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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