Percutaneous closure of the patent foramen ovale, easy does it.

Meier, Bernhard (2015). Percutaneous closure of the patent foramen ovale, easy does it. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, 86(1), pp. 113-114. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ccd.26046

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Closure of the patent foramen ovale does not benefit from echocardiographic guidance in the majority of cases. Guiding these procedures with fluoroscopy only reduces procedure time, radiation exposure, and amount of contrast medium. There is a clear trend to abandon echocardiographic guidance for this procedure over time and with growing experience.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Meier, Bernhard

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1522-1946

Publisher:

Wiley-Blackwell

Language:

English

Submitter:

Daria Vogelsang

Date Deposited:

24 Feb 2016 16:37

Last Modified:

24 Feb 2016 16:37

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/ccd.26046

PubMed ID:

26013946

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.78563

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/78563

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